Tag: Samhain roots
Halloween Reads: Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween by Lisa Morton
Trick or Treat: A History of Halloween by Lisa Morton Published: Reaktion Books; Illustrated edition (Sept. 12 2019) Publisher Synopsis: Halloween has spread around the world, yet its associations with death and the supernatural as well as its inevitable commercialization have made it one of our most puzzling holidays. How did it become what it…
Spooky Season Stylings: Retro Postcard Inspired Jewelry
Celebrate Halloween traditions of yesteryear.
31 Days of Halloween: The End of Summer
Media has exploited the celebrations of Samhain and taken us far away from its roots. There is no Lord of the Dead nor any deity ruling over Halloween. Samhain (pronounced sow-in) translates to End of Summer. Not quite as exciting huh? It is quite shocking how many major motion pictures and television shows have completely…
31 Days of Halloween: Divinations
Looking into a well on Halloween night was another way to see the future for the next 12 months.
31 Days of Halloween: Poetry – Darkness
‘The darkest of nights, the longest night – Halloween’