Enough light to read by? … a Halloween pumpkin. Photograph: Tim Gartside / Alamy
As mornings take on the first breath of winter chill and evenings draw in our thoughts turn to things which go bump in the night. What’s that coming around the corner? It’s Halloween. As the sun sets and the trick or treaters gain a foot in height and a whole lot of attitude, you’ll soon be wishing you were curled up in a back room with a favourite book.