Word of the #FolkloreThursday: “Sauin” – the name in Manx Gaelic of the festival marking the start of the year’s dark half, celebrated from dusk on 31 Oct to dusk on 1 Nov. In Gaelic & Irish, “Samhain”; a liminal time, marked by fire, haunting & the crossing of thresholds. (via @RobGMacfarlane)

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