Sunday, 1 November 2009

Now the party's over

"Mummy, can we have fireworks?" This was the question I was greeted with this morning. Clearly Mac was so over the triumphant Halloween party. He had a wonderful time, as did our various guests. Pumpkins were carved, soup attempted (and failed miserably), ghoulies were ghoulish, monsters were monsterish, the dogs were driven to a frenzy by trick-or-treaters and I was extremely disappointed (once the kids were in bed in various beds, sleeping bags and put me ups) in Most Haunted Live's grand finale.

A good night was had by all.....Marjorie dropped by in all manner of leather items as a Wicked Witch, Matthew shared a touching moment with his little brother when they both wore the same costumes and everyone complimented me on my carving. Bea has refused to host the Fireworks Party again this year so Lydia has agreed to combine it with Freddie's first birthday party. "Or we could just go up to Blackheath?" she went on. Bea looked horrified at this. "A public firework display?" she gasped, clutching her chest and agreeing then and there to fund the entire selection of bangers, rockets and catherine wheels. "I'll even throw in a birthday cake" she went on, tapping it all into her Blackberry. "There are right and wrong ways of doing things you know" she said primly, adjusting her devils horns and shrieking as Mac dropped a werewolf head on her lap.


Tara@Sticky Fingers said...

Look at you with your fancy Halloween header too!
My children can't wrap their heads around the fact that Halloween is just one day. they want to wear their dressing up outfits for the rest of the week. To school.

rosiero said...

But public firework displays mean you get to keep your fingers and heads intact. And last longer too.

Domestic Goddesque said...

Well played Mac!

nappy valley girl said...

Littleboy 1 thought it was going to be Halloween again when it got dark....

most surprising thing here in a way is that no-one dresses as anything scary any more! It's just become a fancy dress parade.

The Dotterel said...

We were traveling through London last Saturday, c. 7.30p.m. The station platforms were like the set of 'Thriller' or some Hammer Horror. Charlie was fascinated.

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