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Horse shoes are only lucky if the prongs are pointing upwards. If they are pointing down the luck will pour out!
It is considered extremely lucky to be able to shake hands with a chimney sweep on your wedding day!
Magpies: One for Sorrow, Two for Joy.
Friday, 19 November 2010
If your in Whitstable, Kent, or fancy a trip to the seaside make sure to stop off at FRANK: 'A space for British designers and makers selling handmade products, craft, decorative pieces and artworks'. I have a few prints and books for sale amongst all the other delightful products. They have a great website- check it out HERE.
(screengrab from the Frank website.)
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Tuesday, 9 November 2010
I am working on a new print at the moment about sin-eating. This was an act where a family would pay a sin-eater to absolve the sins of the recently deceased to make their pathway to the afterlife and easier one, and to grant them entry to heaven. The sin-eater would be paid sixpence and would eat corpse cake and drink wine using the coffin as a table which would symbolise the sins being eating. Often they would also eat any food that had been touched by the recently deceased. Often the sin-eaters would be homeless or poor people as they just wanted some food and money to live...