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The Legend of Jack O’ Lantern

Every October, carved pumpkins begin to peer out from porches and doorsteps. These orange coloured fruits inscribed with ghoulish faces and illuminated by candles are a sure sign that the Halloween season has begun. 986 more words


The Pied Piper - Shopping in Vietnam

We went back to the house the next day and measured and made notes, our priority if we wanted to move out of our very basic hotel (think seaside guest house) was to go somewhere to get the white goods, mattresses, bedding and towels. 592 more words


Turnips, Pumpkins and a man called Jack.....

We can blame our American friends for keeping this tradition alive, although much of our Samhain celebrations have been commercialized and corrupted over the years, a flicker of truth which lies just beneath the surface of Halloween can tell a hidden story! 993 more words


Willo the Wisp

I’m sitting in my bed right now with the girls, who are supposed to be resting as we’ve been awake far too long today (nearly 12 hours in the case of the Little One and me!) and it’s not yet 2 pm. 273 more words


The Moog Coffee Eclairs

“One of the nicest of all the small people that live in Doiley Wood, is the Moog. Not the brightest of animals perhaps, but a heart of gold. 521 more words


The Halas & Batchelor Archive

As readers of this blog will be aware, we have a very special screening coming up this Friday (22 July) at St Nicholas Church, Brighton. We will be presenting… 297 more words