Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’

The Things we Fear: Halloween Motifs

What is your biggest fear? Mine is most definitely spiders. It’s an irrational fear, since I do know spiders are mostly harmless, and they keep the bad insect population down. We’d probably be swimming in a sea of flies and mosquitoes if not for spiders. They are an essential part of our ecology. So why,…

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A Halloween Gift

What is your favorite time of the year? Mine is October, but October, in southern Africa—where I grew up—was not like it is here in the northern hemisphere. Firstly, it heralded the beginning of our summer, otherwise known as the rainy season. The welcoming downpours transformed the parched plains into a lush carpet of green,…

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