Oh bloody hell, it’s that time of year again.

In case you hadn’t noticed I’m a Brit, that means I use words like ‘’jolly, smashing, brilliant, bugger, bloody” AND when I use the word ”fuck” you really know I mean business, so it may come as no surpise to you that I think Halloween is a lot of codswallop (that’s ”nonsense” for you America)

When I was little, Halloween costumes were themed with Halloween in mind…

What the hell am I talking about, confused huh?

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NOPE! https://www.flickr.com/photos/juhansonin/

Well you know the cute sexy fuck me nurses outfit you have on now?

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Yeah NO https://www.flickr.com/photos/digitizedchaos/

We kept with the theme, scary stuff – ghosts and witches and witches and ghosts and more witches. Isn’t that Halloween? And hey if you were really imaginative you could be a cauldron, broomstick or pumpkin, or something

All I do know is that Halloween terrified me

These days Halloween involves fairies, frogs, dogs, cats, pirates, super heroes, trains and every Disney princess you can think of

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Well, not quite this but, hey…https://www.flickr.com/photos/tinyfroglet/

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Hmmmm… better.. (?!) https://www.flickr.com/photos/jakesmome/

Oh and lets not forget the poor kid dressed up as box of popcorn (what?!)  and other such weird things. To top it off, half day off school (WTF is that about?) it’s Halloween not Christmas and….THE Halloween Parade (yippee) a parade right-in-the-middle of a work day, yup! It’s not mandatory, but you know you can’t be *that* parent that just doesn’t show up, because the future therapy bill will eat up your pension.

THAT-IS-NOT-HALLOWEEN

It is not scary, you know what this is? It’s a fancy dress party (aka dress up party America).
Halloween is supposed to be scary and give our kids nightmares and stuff and general sugar induced fantasies.….what’s wrong with everyone?

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/peasap/

Dear America I may be a bit bah humbug but, you have got to admit that this is a serious case of mistaken identity, you have to stop throwing themed parties and themed public holidays…it’s weird

This Brit is not dressing up, I shall not succumb…again, not now, not ever…well not until next year that is… 😉

Enjoy your candy over dose, may your Saturday morning hangover be like your worst Halloween nightmare party and I hope your outfit bombs!
Now go read Liz’s 3 last minute ideas and Laura’s Halloween face…because, you know it is Halloween after all.

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