Ye rigid ploughman. Bear in mind your labor is for future hours! Advance! Spare not! Nor look behind! Plough deep and straight with all your hours! Richard Henry Horne We know that we plant in the spring and frolic for fertility in the Summer. And we know the reaper comes along at harvest with his… Continue reading Coney Craftoween Day 30: Plough Deep
All Hallow's Eve approaches- the spookiest time of the year. Folk Horror, like Halloween, happens everyday, you just have to commit to the aesthetic and attitude! Ms. Sid is privileged to have this custom painted Funkin made by Craftoweener JenniferC. It perfectly depicts a tree silhouetted against a ominous red sky on one side and… Continue reading Coney Craftoween Day 25: The Folk Horror Life chose you.
apotropaic apo·tro·pa·ic | \ ˌa-pə-trō-ˈpā-ik \Definition of apotropaic: designed to avert evilan apotropaic ritual Ms. Sid is sure there has been a question you have been wanting to ask. If Craftoween is a Halloween celebration, and Halloween is about harvest and Autumn, how is all of this information about bunnies and summertime stuff and apples relevant? Short answer: Because Winter is coming. Long… Continue reading Coney Craftoween Day 21: Reflexes of Apotropia in Folk Horror