Death in the Mango Tree A woman encounters a death-urging creature in an Assam mango tree.
April 21, 2018
Death, Fairies and Elemental Spirits, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Grim and Grewsome, News, Strange Deaths, Victorian
and tagged Assam, Death in the Mango Tree, Death in the Tree, Devil Tree, Earth Day, Elliott O'Donnell, forest elementals, Indian ghost stories, sylvan horrors, The Devil is in the Mango, Trees of Ghostly Dread, vagrarians
Wicker Man: Victorian Basket-work Coffins The graveyards of Victorian London were swollen with bones, stenches, and half-rotted corpses. In 1875, a macabre garden-party was held at the Duke of Sutherland’s London mansion to do something about it.
February 26, 2013
Death, Ephemera, Mourning Customs and History, News, Social History, Victorian
and tagged basketwork coffins, burial reform, Coffin Reception, Earth Day, earth-to-earth burial, green burial, Seymour Haden, The Duke of Sutherland, Victorian burial customs, wicker coffins, Wicker Man: Victorian Basket-work Coffins