Halloween

The Culmination of Guy Fawkes Night plus Fireworks

Postcard of events.
Postcard of events.

Here in the Land of my Birth we never celebrated Halloween¬† all those years ago Never saw a Pumpkin till Canada? On Nov 5th Guy Fawkes night we made a Guy ( Mock up) and travelled the streets with our Lanterns seeking pennies for our Guy. Before he was destroyed on the annual Bonfire night….

This is a lantern we carried made from a neep ( Turnip to you English)

The scary face of a Neep Lantern.
The scary face of a Neep Lantern.

A few older Photos from the web of Guy Fawkes week.

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This would have been a Class or family Effort
Painting of the real Guy Fawkes
Painting of the real Guy Fawkes

 

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Inflation hits everyone ha ha ha
Someone who knows how to carve properly LOL
Someone who knows how to carve properly LOL

The Culmination of Guy Fawkes Night plus FireworksMeanwhile back in Victoria  Mel n Irene dress up for a Halloween party.

Mel always wanted Long Hair and a Flapper by his side
Mel always wanted Long Hair and a Flapper by his side

 

Author: Robby

Entered this world 69 years ago today. I am now entering my 7th Decade.
Starting with a trip back to the middle East with a boyhood friend from Peterhead Scotland. Bobby Bruce
I have 2 hard working Children and 7 grand children. I am proud of all of them, and their life partners.