Ghouls and Fools 2021
I can’t imagine Halloween without this stunning gallery of ghouls. Enjoy or not…..
Behold my four ghouls
Some greater than others
Designed to affright
disgust or delight
Traditional Irish Jack-‘o-Lantern (above) inhabits
the Museum of Country Life in Ireland
Modern carving of a Cornish Jack-‘o-Lantern
made from a turnip
Modern carving of a North American
designed, hand carved and photographed
by my delightfully irrepressible Sister #3, Diane
who died of ALS in February 2006
Happy Halloween, Everybody!
2020 Comment: This old 2017 post is already getting looks, so here it is! The original title was Ghoulish Gallery. The changed title (Ghouls and Fools) is an obscure, slightly hidden archaic reference to our current State of Affairs only two weeks away from the 2020 Election.
2021 Comment: Yes, this post still makes me gasp, grimace and laugh, in spite of everything!
©Elouise Renich Fraser, 30 October 2017, reposted 21 October 2020 and 30 October 2021
Halloween witch image found at pinterest.com
Images of Cornish and Irish Jack-‘o-Lanterns found at Wickipedia
Photo of Jack-‘o-Lantern pumpkin taken by Diane Renich Kelley