An ancient cross to represent the timelessness of daily reflection and Catholic scripture devotion
Stone Cross, Distant Birds. Dartmoor.
Bretagne Petit Métier Fabricant de Cuillères de Bois Gros Plan
The Reverend from 'The Child Thief'
The ANKOU is spectral figure portending death in Breton folklore, a counterpart of the Greek Thanatos. The ankou is usually the spirit of the last person to die in a community. Sometimes male, but more often female, the ankou is usually a tall, haggard figure in a wide hat with long white hair, or a skeleton with a revolving head who sees everybody everywhere. (READ more below.)