It’s become traditional that I rant about Christmas starting too soon – which it does – but have you noticed how Hallowe’en is doing the same. There’s a house along the road with a pumpkin on the step already – almost a fortnight too early. How ripe is that going to be by the big day?
To distract myself, I found this old post on the horrors of our annual fright fest.
Do you see any undead spirits around? No. Not even a timid spectre, a dribble of ectoplasm or a poltergeist’s bump. That’s either because you aren’t paying attention or because they simply don’t exist.