Saturday October 24, 2020

Emer McLysaght: Your survival guide for autumn 2020

It’s looking like a gloomy end to the year, but there are a few things we could get rid of to make it all a little easier

2nd October, 2020
Halloween will be a little different this year but at least we may be spared the many “gas” interpretations of Covid-19 via the medium of homemade costume

Autumn can be a delight. Crisp, cold mornings, Halloween excitement, lighting the fire, saying “we won’t feel it now until The Christmas” when we meet a neighbour on the road and have literally nothing else to talk to them about since they passive-aggressively started moving our wheelie bin towards-but-not-quite-into our driveway as soon as the bin truck had been and gone. It’s really an underrated season.

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