It’s autumn; summer holidays are a distant memory and it won’t be long until Halloween and after that Bonfire Night.
I have to say I prefer Halloween, I’m not keen on the noisy fireworks, they scare my cat – she hates all loud noises.
Halloween, on the other hand, is great fun. I love everything about witches, goblins and ghosts. It is a really spooky time and I can’t help thinking that some of its creepiest entities are destined to appear in a story before too long.
In fact I’m planning to develop a spooky character for a future series, so I’ll be lapping up all the spine chilling TV offerings over the next few weeks, while sitting curled up in the safety of my room.
Although… there’s always that moment, just after the end of a spooky film, when you realise that the house is in darkness and then the cat is alerted to something just outside the room. The cat looks on edge, she’s staring at something you can’t see and the hairs go up on the back of your neck.