Haunted halls, pumpkin patches and terrifying trains

When I was getting upset at seeing all the back to school shop displays at the end of August I turned the corner of an aisle and came face to face with several shelves full of grimacing pumpkins and the thought of Halloween also looming on the calendar left me with a...

Putting the heart into Halloween

With birthdays just shy of the 31st, Halloween has always been a significant date in Daddy and Mummy Malpi’s calendars. And, eight years ago, we made it an even more special anniversary to remember by getting married. This year our month to be aware of has had...

A month to be aware of

October 2017 is a very significant month which has lots of claims to fame. Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Stoptober and Black History Month, it contains The Big Draw, World Space Week, Wool Week, National Knitting Week, British Egg Week, National Curry Week, Chocolate...

Have a howling Halloween!

I might not be appreciating the start of the autumn season as much as I normally do due to the start of school but it does signify that Halloween is just around the corner and that still remains my favourite time of year. In 2016 we marked the occasion with a themed...

It’s Halloween season!

The Malpi household is a little bit keen on Halloween. With mummy and daddy’s wedding taking place on October 31st some years back, their zeal for the ghoulish date¬†definitely seems to have been passed on to the next generation if the recent excited giggling in...