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The cult of witchcraft has a long history in Italy, the signs are all around us, if we know where to look. The first in a series of four articles about witchcraft in Italy.
The witch did not just appear in Medieval times as the witch-hunts recorded by Roman historians point to a time of more prolific persecution in classical times.
The cult of witchcraft has a long history in Italy, the signs are all around us, if we know where to look. The second in a series of four articles about witchcraft in Italy.
Italy is a country where tradition runs deep, even if on a conscious level the inhabitants adhere to the required modern values, there is always room for superstition.
Witches also lived in Italy and in some areas in Italy they are still talked about: what locations are symbolic of witchcraft in Italy? From Benevento to Volterra, here is a journey into the darker side of the peninsula.
Here are the songs and music videos that have caught my attention this week; from Britain’s national treasure-trove Take That to new faces All We Are and Ace Wilder.
The Internet is full of creepy stuff and the anonymous nature of posting means its the perfect breeding ground for myths and urban legends. Here are some of the most famous ones.
Though still a relatively new celebration in Italy, dressing up in lavish, outlandish, creative attire isn’t anything new for Italians. Can anyone say Carnival? So it’s no surprise that Halloween’s popularity is on the rise and so are the number of ways to celebrate the occasion. Here’s more.
Swide’s fluffy contributor Mimmo the Dog is in the mood to tell you about his favourite scary and cute Halloween ideas for your pets. Game of Bones anyone?
The devil hasn’t always been depicted in art, as we know him today. From the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance and into modern times Satan has had many different incarnations in art.
Halloween is almost here and the children will want a party. Need inspiration? Here are some brilliant ideas for games and treats to give them a spooky night to remember.
When you’re bored of taking sexy selfies, why not completely flip the aesthetic and go for something with a bit more bite. I’m talking about giving your selfies a Halloween makeover. Here are 5 apps that will do just that.
Best known as the drummer of Radiohead, the ridiculously talented Philip Selway has just released his second solo album Weatherhouse with his band and the Elysian Quartet. We spoke to the artist about the new album and Radiohead activity.
Italy has so much culture on offer that the choices are truly endless. Bored of Renaissance Masters and Ancient ruins (who could anyone ever be?) Or of 20th century design and architecture (again why?) Then Swide has 10 unusual museums worth stopping by when in Italy- be ware, some are very scary.
Social Media has changed the way we support our teams and sports stars forever. We know have a global stadium in which we can all participate. Swide trawls the social media, so you don’t have to. Here are the stories that made it big on this week
Something wicked this way comes… only five more nights to Halloween, so it’s time to start getting spooked. Here are 10 very famous ghosts.
Commemorates those who have attained the Beatific vision in heaven
Twin Peaks has influenced the history of television as well as the history of costume: from Audrey’s lace-up shoes to Lucy Moran’s sweaters, from Dale Cooper’s suit to James Hurley’s leather jacket, shop for your favourite character’s look.
The Dolce&Gabbana Fall Winter 2014-15 collection is an ethereal, whimsical, fairy tale inspired collection which marries fantasy with reality. With this video Swide looks at the collection and tells you the Dolce&Gabbana fairy tale through its protagonists.
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