Happy Halloween

Well Halloween is here and I m reading my first ghost story for a long while ,not huge horror and Ghost story fan . what are your favourites ?

Mine is hound of the baskervilles not really horror but scary in places.

This time of year means Parkin – a local cake gingery ,treacly and with some oats in .

wonderful with a hot drink on a cold night .

so what plans have you tomorrow ?

and I leave you with a great spooky song

12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Heather
    Oct 30, 2010 @ 21:45:35

    i am still sewing a costume for my niece. I’ll probably be at home giving out the treats.

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  2. Frances
    Oct 31, 2010 @ 01:02:24

    Now that hound happens to be my favorite too but tomorrow I think I will take up the new Susan Hill for Halloween – The Small Hand. Happy holiday!

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  3. parrish
    Oct 31, 2010 @ 07:27:15

    BLIMEY, makes me feel old, a youthful looking Mark E Smith..Had a Halloween disco for the students on Friday. Mummies & all. Theres a picture on my fbook page & a link to that on my site .hope All is well, parrish

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  4. Stephen
    Oct 31, 2010 @ 11:46:00

    Haha I was looking at this the other night. Most clips of Mark E. Smith tend to be scary.

    If you want to read a new spooky story try Dark Matter by Michelle Paver.

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  5. Sarah
    Oct 31, 2010 @ 20:11:13

    I don’t think scary stories are really my thing, although I like a bit of Edgar Allen Poe. But I am excited by the reference to Michelle Paver. I (and my children!) love her kids’ books, but I never tried an adult one. Shall definitely give it a go.

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  6. Teresa (Lovely Treez Reads)
    Nov 02, 2010 @ 00:12:25

    I enjoyed The Small Hand but nothing has since matched The Woman in Black 😦 I also read some M R James ghost stories for the first time this month – great suspense but I suspect they would be better read aloud. I’m just glad Halloween is over and I can take down the homemade decorations, forget about thinking up costumes for another year and now think about Christmas!! Help 😉

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  7. winstonsdad
    Nov 02, 2010 @ 00:30:02

    I ve some MR james a fellow blogger sent me may try ,yes Christmas is coming noticed how busy it was in town today and lots parents with full bags of christmas goodies ,all the best stu

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