Archive for June 2nd, 2012

     Updated 15/05/2014

     A “subtle” hint of Literary misogyny has confined Carmilla to countless Hammer-style lesbian vampire flicks yet J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s perfectly executed short novel (1872) preceded Bram Stoker’s Dracula by a good twenty years.

     Many familiar folkloric traditions were collected and presented here first, so Le Fanu’s tale has lost non of its relevance.  The foggy Eastern European locales, racing horse-drawn carriages, suspicious locals and masquerade balls are all present and continue to contribute to the variable laws of vampirism.
     The prose is fast-paced and contemporary with a tantalising cinematic quality.  Taut with tension and genuinely chilling Carmilla deserves just as much adoration as The Count!

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Lesliemoon's Blog

I just finished this piece to submit to an exhibition entitled “Do my eyes deceive me”.  It was a very fun piece to make – requiring use of my jigsaw, drill and my dremel!  Love having to use tools!!!!

Will let you know if I get in!

************UPDATE 6.9.12 –  I just received my acceptance e-mail so this piece is in! ************************

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Foxy Fool

Ooooooooo, this is lovely 🙂

Tiana Setka's Divination Blog

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Here is one more She-Fool I found made by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law. I like that there is a fox instead of a dog, and the symbolism of the three monkeys is very nice. You can see the whole Shadowscapes deck here.

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Image: © The Fool, Stephanie Pui-Mun Law

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Who doesn’t enjoy a good Pooh?

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