The saddest of these is the account of fourteen-year-old Anne Wadsworth, stabbed fatally by a cross-dressing guiser
, who was carrying a posy to a wedding event.
The masks change, come and go, sometimes we do not know if the guiser
is the same or another, whether the mask is the same or another, for the law of this old-new world Harris opens for us is metamorphosis, continuous and subtle and liberating.
There is no better authority on the history of Allendale than 100-year-old Allen Smith, the veteran guiser
who still leads the famous New Year Tar Bar'l ceremony in the Market Square.
Of course this year I've got my own wee guiser
who will be transformed into Tinkerbell tonight.
was attacked by a young woman, who took his sweets and a small amount of cash.
SHAME on the guiser
who came to my door on Saturday night and asked: "Why did the skeleton refuse an invite to the party?
Martin Fairless, 47, dressed as a clown for the parade, said: "The burning of the barrels signifies getting rid of the old year and welcoming in the new.
Three hours of sitting and waiting and there is not a guiser
PAUL NEWMAN'S movie career could be set for a rebirth thanks to Hollywood's latest craze - Old Guiser
Jon unconsciously clenched his fist and rose from the table, but Ted gestured for him to sit down, and he did, and then the old man explained: "The Winter Solstice is near, and they always say that around now, the Guiser
is on the lookout for virgins to offer their blood up as a sacrifice - to appease Our Mother Nature like.
The men are known as guisers
and their right to carry the barrels is passed down from father to son.
Celtic should be used to the fact that down through the years they have had various guisers
in their leaky defence.