Haunted House

Apart from pretending to be freaked out by the mini vampires and hobgoblins at the door, and distributing sweets to the neighbourhood kids whilst we’re about it, we’re not doing anything for Halloween this year.  In fact, now that Petit Man is less petit, we rarely bother any more, so there are no cleverly carved pumpkins or spooky costumes to photograph and show you.

Once upon a time though, we had a ridiculously over-the-top party involving invitations designed like ancient spell books, the entirety of the ground floor of the house being ‘papered’ in printed vinyl sheets, and the front garden being turned into a cemetery, complete with tombstones and an open grave.

Sadly, some six years and two computer crashes later, I’ve lost most of the photos.  Here are a few of the ones I could find…3177028105_382acb8e71_o3177031533_27ee8d9527_o3177872580_4de9eeaffc_o3177887202_ecc979886f_o

3177889582_b2ae074fbb_o3177029689_3e3e705db5_o3177862620_ebe3826991_o (1)This is Betty.  She wants to be your friend.
This is Cedric, the Real Spiderman.  He doesn’t want to be your friend.

3177037871_ee2d4ef784_oThis is Fred.  He’s sick of being mistaken for Yorick.

3177041327_7c726abacd_o 3177042479_48a03eec82_oThere were rats in the toilet…

3177869308_2785565c2b_o3177880076_aa8c59dab0_o…skeletons in the bathroom…

3177890982_4ecc7fdfcc_o…ghosts in the mirrors…3177048805_e155d07697_oand spiders on the walls.

Everyone dressed up, the cocktails flowed and very merry time was had.

If you’re celebrating this Halloween, I hope you have a fantastic time…take care of each other and stay safe!