I think these are the cutest skulls I have ever seen and Emi of “small good things” wants to get into Halloween and she is sharing her darling skulls tutorial with us; that you can find here. Emi needs our help, so let’s try to help her out. Emi tells us: “I have a confession to make today – I am a Halloween virgin. No, never experienced ‘Trick or Treat’ (little bit sad, really). I think it’s because we Japanese don’t really celebrate Halloween, and Halloween isn’t such a big deal (or so it seems to me) in Britain. My impression is that British people are more excited about Guy Fawkes Night (5th of November); maybe this might change if Halloween was a Bank Holiday (public holiday)…?
So anyway, for this year’s Halloween, I want to do something special. But as I am a Halloween virgin, I don’t really know where to start. My main concerns are:
What do adults with no kids do on Halloween?
What time would people start Trick or Treating?
What’s the age limit for Trick or Treating – would I, a 31-year-old, get arrested if I try it alone?
How many sweets shall I give per child?
Am I supposed to say something magical when giving sweets to children?
What shall I do when I prepare lots of sweets then no one turn up?
See? This is getting scary. So many things that I have to Google… (or, of course, you could kindly let me know how it actually works). Anyway, today’s skull making is my first small step towards proper Halloween”!
By Linda Lanese
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