Kente cloth was develoed by the Akan people of West Africa. Many of Akan live in Ghana and Ivory Coast today. Traditionally the cloths were for sacred and royal occassions. They feature bold designs and bright colors, each of which bears meaning. For example, black signifies maturity and strong spiritual energy.
This one is just bloody terrifying full stop. Monsters hiding in closets or under the bed are a thing of nightmares for most kids. A skeletal type monster with crazy hair would definitely terrify me as child.
Fatsia japonica - Japanese aralia. Happy in full sun to shade. A tropical-looking, evergreen shrub with gorgeously glossy, deep green palmate leaves. In autumn, creamy white flowers are produced in large panicles, which are often followed by round, black fruit. It makes a superb feature in an exotic-style garden, where the large leaves team well with bamboos and grasses.
Beautiful, wise, and forever young at heart... "By quietly looking at images of older women, we can learn to see the beauty in character, humor, wisdom, endurance and other inner qualities which shine through the inevitably maturing skin. Then perhaps we can start to love the lines and pouches as being a natural part of us and be proud of the life that has left these etchings on us." Image By sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net