Halloween and Weird and Peculiar

Have you ever wondered why orange and black are traditional Halloween colours? Apparently, orange represents the warmth and colours of autumn and black is for the cold, dark winter ahead. Does anyone actually eat pumpkins? I’ve heard of them being mashed into a soup but apart from that their only purpose seems to be for …

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Getting Christmassy Blogger post and Follow me short story

Getting Christmassy It's that time of year again, and I was delighted to be asked to share my Christmas thoughts as a guest on Pauline Barclay's blog: Click on the link to read the full post. Getting Christmassy blog link ........................................................................................................................................................... Follow Me I've never understood why Christmas is traditionally associated with ghost stories, but this …

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