Tag Archives: Halloween in France

Halloween? Not so much

When my wife Jan and I lived in Toronto, we eventually became pretty strong fans of, and participants in, Halloween —  as a holiday and party-time for people of all ages. Of course we had lots of candy for the … Continue reading

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We manage to score — a pumpkin!

Almost a year ago, I wrote a real tear-jerker about our difficulties in trying to find a suitable pumpkin for Halloween in the Greater Daglan Area. (There’s early talk about the story becoming a major motion picture, which would star … Continue reading

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Halloween headcount

It’s been a cool and grey day in Daglan, with a few periods of heavy rain. That was pretty much perfect for La Toussaint, or All Saints’ Day. As expected, the large parking lot near the village cemetery was completely … Continue reading

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Meet Jack, the Blue Hungarian

For some weeks, my wife and I have been trying to find a pumpkin to carve for Halloween. This past weekend, our activities paid off. Sort of. Initially, we had been quite casual about our pumpkin hunt. We would check … Continue reading

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