When the wicker man burns you are supposed to make a wish and the crowd were asked to scream as loudly as they could to repel evil spirits for the forthcoming year.
I love decorating the house and the kids were on red alert for trick or treaters but this year we only had 2. I know lots of people really don't like this tradition - particularly since it can be scary for the elderly, younger children and pets but it is nice when you find fellow Halloween enthusiasts!
|The Husband and kids did a great job of the pumpkins this year|
|Mr Bones announced he needed a holiday|
|The kids with my mum, Kay|
|Ieuan as the Grim Reaper|
|Caitlin as a gothic bride|
|I'm a zombie bride|
|The kids with my parents, John and Kay.|
When you're an older mum, like I am, you are very conscious of the passage of time so these times have an additional significance.
Did you celebrate Halloween? What are the events which mean the most to you? I'd love to know.