halloween

Black Cats Howling at Naked Witches

It’s unlucky Friday the 13th – everybody, stay at home!

It happens about twice a year, and when it does, you’d better lock yourself in the house and wait until dawn. Or anything could happen to you. Better safe than sorry.   To help, you could consult this 19th century astrology chart designed to help you work out lucky and unlucky periods. It looks pretty […]

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10 terrifying costume ideas for Halloween

(Well… sort of terrifying.) If you’re planning to mark All Hallows Eve, or Halloween as it’s now known, by dressing up, why not leave the witch’s hat and bed sheets in the costume cupboard and use some of Europeana’s spookier collection items to inspire you instead? A boy appearing to two girls as a ghost, Wellcome Library, […]

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