Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween, Oiche Samhain, Day of the Dead









Trick or Treat? Weren't costumes we made ourselves much more eerie and wonderful than contempory shop bought Superman and Dracula outfits? A sheet with two holes for the eyes was a much used last minute ghost costume in my childhood - go on, you'll be grand, of course you look scary! Glad there's no photographic evidence:) On second thoughts, maybe they're better to look back upon than actually wear!

These old photographs of children in homemade Halloween costumes came from a site called Babble: Here . The images there would also make great writing prompts.

Completely unrelated, and not at all spooky - Stinging Fly Literary Magazine have changed their submission guidelines....

So happy trick/treating/writing/submitting!

6 comments:

Janet Cameron said...

I love this. Very creepy and cool.

Totalfeckineejit said...

Jeepers Creepers!!

Words A Day said...

@Janet and @TFA - glad you like! happy Halloween :)

Old Kitty said...

These are great!! Suitably creepy yet so innocent! Take care
x

Theresa Milstein said...

These are such eerie pictures. Perfect!

Happy Halloween to you too.

I'll check the link update.

Words A Day said...

Old Kitty & Theresa - thanks, hope you had a suitably creepy halloween:)