I ran into a Scottish friend yesterday and she told me that pumpkin carving has reached Scotland. Until now, apparently, people there have been carving turnips.
“Turnips?” I said.
“Yes. It’s really hard to get your spoon in, though. They take days to hollow out.”
On a less scary note, here are my three favourite costumes of the year. These have been making their internet rounds.
And this has got to be the year’s best:
Happy trick-or-treating tonight!