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My Hallowe’en Courgette

You’ve seen my (first ever) Hallowe’en Pumpkin.   Now, please put your hands together for my Hallowe’en Courgette! We grow courgettes in our back garden most years and usually choose the spherical yellow ones, just because they’re a bit different. This little guy, though much smaller than most carving pumpkins, was a little long in ... Read more »

My Hallowe’en Pumpkin

Hallowe’en has it’s origins in the Celtic festival of Samhain, meaning “summer’s end”: The ancient Celts believed that the border between this world and the Otherworld became thin on Samhain, allowing spirits (both harmless and harmful) to pass through. The family’s ancestors were honoured and invited home while harmful spirits were warded off. It is ... Read more »