Today is All Hallows. Find out What Happened at Eyre Hall on That Day #HalloweenBooks

Yesterday was All Hallows Eve, which has come to be known as Halloween. I wrote about how the festivity was celebrated in Victorian England, and what happened on that day at Eyre Hall. Today’s post is about what happened the following day, November 1st, All Hallows or All Souls’ Day. It is no spoiler thatContinue reading “Today is All Hallows. Find out What Happened at Eyre Hall on That Day #HalloweenBooks”

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The Truth about Halloween: Origin, Symbolism, and Evolution of a Timeless Festival

Although many people think Halloween is a modern, commercial invention, it is in fact one of the most ancient, mysterious, and persistent traditions in the British Isles, which has naturally undergone many changes through the ages, and spread to other parts of the world.     Originally called Samhain, later All Hallows Eve, and finallyContinue reading “The Truth about Halloween: Origin, Symbolism, and Evolution of a Timeless Festival”

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