Tag Archives: Vintage Halloween

31 Days of Halloween: Black Cat Myth

Black Cats The history of the black cat as an evil symbol originates in ancient Babylonian and Hebrew mythology, which often portrayed them coiled up like another symbol of evil, the serpent. Is it any wonder, then, that the black … Continue reading

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31 Days of Halloween: Divinations

If a candle flame suddenly turns blue, there is a ghost nearby.   If the candle then begins to smoke, the ghost is trying to communicate with you.  Grab a piece of paper and hold it over the smoke (be … Continue reading

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Halloween: Fort Edmonton Spooktacular Recap

Fort Edmonton Park Spooktacular ‘The Witching Hour’ One of my ultimate favourite Halloween events is the annual Spooktacular at Fort Edmonton Park. Fort Edmonton is one of Edmonton’s treasures – nothing compares to creepy atmosphere the park creates at Halloween. … Continue reading

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Halloween: Wicked Witches and Creepy Cats: A Halloween Postcard Book

Wicked Witches and Creepy Cats: A Halloween Postcard Book Published: 2011 Only when darkness comes does Halloween truly begin. Night is the time for mystery, for devilry, for fright. All manner of mysterious and sometimes frightening creatures emerge from the … Continue reading

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Halloween Fashion: Lindy Bop

Lindy Bop is a wardrobe staple. With classic cuts and fresh twists on old favourites – who doesn’t love dressing up in their designs? Lindy Bop is a brand that is as reliable as a little black dress. EVERYTHING piece … Continue reading

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Book Review: Black Cats at Halloween

Black Cats At Halloween by Laughing ElephantPublished: September 1st 2014 This addition to our popular series of shaped books for children is a happy story about the activities of one of Halloween s most durable icons the black cat. It … Continue reading

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