Alexploring Scarborough Fair 2008, Part II

Continuing where we left off...
Being a backward and superstitious people, the denizens of the Fair hoped to repel any vampires masquerading as goth kids by ending the festivities at sundown and erecting this giant cross draped with flammables in the event they were trapped here after dark.

The pellet with the poison's in the wagon with the dragon.  The vessel with the pestle has the brew that is true.

"Uh, mom.  That's not how you're supposed to wear a thong..."

And yet people somehow think metrosexuals are something new.

Or potheads, for that matter.

Looking for a little tail?  There you go.

"You try to steal my soul with that thing, and I'll turn you into a plant here just like the last guy."

"Hello?  Red carpet people?  We're royalty.  Some service here if you please!"

"You take the kid and walk three paces behind me, understand?  I'll show you who wears the pants in this family."

Elvis wasn't the only time-traveler to have gotten off at the wrong stop.  If there was a plutonium booth here, they would have made a killing on this afternoon.

Some guys have cultured the retro look to the point they no longer have to rely on wardrobe for the effect.

Much like Republicans, the re-enactors had to pretend there was no such thing as global warming and dress accordingly like this wasn't Texas or summer or all of the above.

He didn't let anyone get within a 50 meter radius lest they be a PETAn with a can of red paint.

Hippy.

Have you hugged your sea monster today?

If you're shocked by anything here, odds are you really are from whatever century you're supposed to be only pretending you're from.

And inside the smaller one there's a smaller one still... and so on until you get to Dakota Fanning.

Note: Pot wasn't criminalized until the 20th century.

What the sign doesn't indicate is how you can win five pounds of a different kind if you eat enough Scotch eggs... but of course, then you'd break the rope ladder.

A reunited Van Halen still wows the crowd.

Continue to Part III