When Glum Pumpkins Gleam?

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ~ Henry David Thoreau It all started on the afternoon of All Hallows Eve as I enjoyed a wander through the garden in the autumn sunshine and stopping to tidy up some withered flowers –…

Into the Forest? Let’s Go!

I love this quote from John Muir: "And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul" and one rainy evening when my imagination was captured by the idea of an Irish elf with his rickety barrow selling his magickal notions and potions in a forest clearing - I just had to create this scene in 12th scale for the All Hallows Hamlet...

Silver, Herb, Seed, Root or Werewolf Fur?

You’ve probably read somewhere or seen it on television that the best way to be free of a vampyre would be to arm oneself with a crucifix and a large bottle of Holy Water or if you are of a very brave disposition; you could get rid of this fiend by driving a stake through it’s rotten heart before chopping off the head and then having a nice bonfire with what remains. But did you know that there are many different ways of seeing off a vampyre?

If You Go Down to Tee’s Garden Today?

Although Tilly Simms has had plenty of time in which to enjoy a little private time in her new home - I have been very busy with the preparations for her first retail foray at the All Hallows Hamlet although it hasn't been quite the shopping trip she had imagined...