Category Archives: Samhain

La Gazette in 2020: Samhain & Historical News Today

Esteemed Readers, Happy Samhain in the present & in the past! I looked through La Gazette 1632 seeking for some curiosités on the topic, however I discovered only some ordinary War news I’m glad to share with you. For those … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Café: Viy The Soviet Horror 1967

Esteemed Readers, Samhain is coming, so I thought about something really spooky this year. Besides, there will be an incredible full moon that day, so we might dedicate a post to the Soviet horror. Strangely enough the Soviet cinema did … Continue reading

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Tom Jobim: Dindi

“Dindi” is another golden hit & bossa nova standard composed by Tom Jobim in 1959. It is dedicated to a place named Dirindi where the composer & his devoted friend Vinicius de Moraes used to go. It is another masterpiece … Continue reading

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Samhain Mood

Esteemed Readers, to make the Samhain spirit more complete, I’d like to present you this wonderful folk piece of music! Enjoy listening! Maria KethuProfumo

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La Gazette: Historical News Today – 1631

Esteemed Readers, we go on our historical diving into events of the Thirty Years’ War. On the eve of Samhain, remembrance of the Past is most welcome: Silesia, May 29, 1631: ” This unfortunate province suffers much because of the … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles X

Esteemed Readers, it is time for a new riddle. It is linked with an extraordinary natural phenomenon & might even appear in the sky in the day of Samhain. Well…it would be very impressive! Good luck! “A Giant who ascends … Continue reading

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On the eve of Samhain – Korrigans & Breton Mythology

The Celtic New Year or Halloween, choose what is closer to you, my esteemed Readers, invite us to move deeper in centuries and to ponder upon the Celtic French roots, yet too strong in the consciousness of the 17th century … Continue reading

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On the Eve of Samhain

The Eve of Samhain,(I doubt I will ever regard it as Halloween), is filled with a special sort of attraction. The Celts believed this night opened the gates leading to the World of Deads, gave a chance to communicate with … Continue reading

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