Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Think you know everything there is to know about Halloween?

"According to folklorist Steve Roud, Halloween is “the most widely misunderstood and misrepresented day in the festival year...”

10 things you didn’t know about the history (and mystery) of Halloween

Yes, love and divination had a lot to do with the night in question. But am I reading too much 'suggestion' in this cover image from a 1930s woman's magazine?

And how on Earth did the game below work!? If you didn't catch the apple her hair went up in flames?





1 comments:

Lady M said...

That first picture definitely looks like some S & M activity. Thanks for posting this. Lots of interesting history.