It’s the most wonderful time of the year– and to give it some of the appreciation it deserves, I snagged this tag from A Geek Girl’s Guide. Feel free to post it yourself (please share your link) or leave your answers in the comments 🎃
What’s your favourite thing about October?
Wow, I have to pick only one thing? In that case, what I like best about October is that everything about it feels like home to me. It speaks to my spooky, pumpkin-loving, pagan soul.
Are you a big celebrator of Halloween?
I used to be. I’d decorate the house, carve a jack o’ lantern, and do all kinds of Halloween-themed cooking and baking. I’d have people over and shell out (give out candy). The last few years…not so much. I’m hoping to get back to proper celebrations in future.
What’s your favourite horror movie?
Nothing will ever scare me more than the original Alien movie. As far as I’m concerned it’s the perfect horror film.
Would you rather a cosy night in watching horror movies or a big night out in a costume?
I would never willingly choose a big night out. A cozy night in with The Nightmare Before Christmas and a few other spooky/scary movies is perfect.
Which has been your most favourite costume to date?
Confession time: I haven’t liked wearing a costume since I was a kid (I won’t bore you with reasons). But when I was a kid, I went as a fortune teller a couple of times and remember having fun with it. (I should also add that costumes back then were always ruined because it was so cold where I lived. We couldn’t go out without extra layers under the costumes, as well as gloves, hats, scarves, a winter coat, and– worst of all — snow pants on top.)
Bobbing for apples or pin the hat on the witch?
How about some divination instead?
How do you celebrate Halloween?
I haven’t lately, but I used to go all out with the decorating and cooking and handing out candy, among other things.
What’s your least favourite horror?
Anything where regular humans are the monsters. There’s enough of that in real life.
Do you have a favourite trick or treating memory?
When it got dark and dinner was over and my parents would f i n a l l y let me go out.
What’s your favourite thing about Halloween?
The feeling in the air.
Scary costume or Silly costume?
What’s your favourite Halloween candy?
Chocolate, although I’m the weirdo who also likes candy corn and those molasses candies that exist only at Halloween.
Who is your favourite black cat, real or fictional?
I love all black kitties because they are awesome, but I especially love my black kitty, who chose our home to be his home ♥
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