Care For Some Ghoul-ash?

People (South Africa) - - Strange But True -

HAL­LOWEEN has come and gone, sadly. But this does not mean that we can’t re­flect on the year’s spook­i­est hol­i­day. A big part ob­vi­ously con­cerns the length that peo­ple go to to ex­press their cre­ativ­ity dec­o­ra­tion-wise.

The stale old pump­kin is a clas­sic; and peo­ple go to var­i­ous lengths to trans­form their homes into cat­a­combs or crypts. A butcher in the Ukraine, how­ever, made do with what he had to dec­o­rate his shop. Yes, he used the meat in his dis­play cases to cre­ate the most un­nerv­ing of beau­ti­fi­ca­tions.

The dis­play was dubbed the ‘Can­ni­bal’s Dream’ – this should al­ready tell you all you need to know, but just in case your imag­i­na­tion is a lit­tle stag­nant, get this: the butcher built what looked like skinned and trimmed hu­man bod­ies out of var­i­ous an­i­mal parts and the re­sem­blance was un­nerv­ing. Ev­ery­thing from shaved ribs, liver, ba­con and sausages were used to fash­ion his cre­ation. Some found it quite in­spired while oth­ers vowed never to shop there again.

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