My Samhain 2022
The Witch of Woodplumpton is the legend of a woman named Meg Shelton, she was accused of witchcraft and in 1705 she was buried in this churchyard.
My Samhain was a peaceful one this year but it almost didn’t feel like Halloween at all.
As darkness began to descend it was time to get cosy in the back garden and light all the pumpkins.
For me there’s always something nostalgic about straw, pumpkins, candlelight and fire.
The small village of Newchurch-In-Pendle, which is at the foot of Pendle Hill and is home to the witches.
Halloween has always been a part of my yearly routine since I can remember. When I was growing up it was always the porch that got decorated. In the last five years or so, I have been turning the garden into some kind of mini-haunt.
My favourite time of the year has arrived again!