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Clocks have gone back

Oh dear the clocks have gone back and it's dark so much earlier. No wonder we make our pumpkin lanterns. We still have some pumpkins in the shop for carving and making soup or pie with the inside.
Don't waste anything! The seeds can be dried and when you've finished with the lantern leave it out for the squirrels, birds, hedgehogs or badgers.

Nights are drawing in

The weather is now very autumnal and didn't we have a lot of rain yesterday! Luckily Saturday was fine for the 1940's weekend here in Pickering.
There are some brilliant photos in today's Guardian newspaper!
There was lots of singing and dancing in the main street. Early in the morning coaches arrived full of people and a number of them popped


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