Let me share with you this lovely post from a friend of mine who spent the walk round with the sprogs last night in slight amazement of the ramshakled nature of Halloween in the UK:
Here, Halloween is an unusual experience.
The local conservation association circulated a flyer, printed on orange paper, to explain how it all works:
"Halloween: what is it?
Halloween is a holiday celebrated on the 31st of October, in which children dress up and go door to door collecting sweets."
Seriously. If you live in a country where Halloween is a given, consider yourself fortunate. There are many, many people here who simply do not understand the concept.
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