Making new memories and remembering old ones while Carving pumpkins on Halloween. Drifting down the road of autumnal nostalgia… Pumpkin Carving always fills me with the best nostalgic memories. Maybe the nostalgia is why I still adore Halloween. It’s a marker of the end of autumn and the end of harvest season. The leaves fall, the air starts to get crisp and you can feel winter just around the corner. Living in Hong Kong isn’t quite the same as my childhood in the Canadian countryside. The changes are more subtle, but I’m accustom to it now, as the light angles from a different direction and the breeze is cooler on my skin. As pumpkins show up at the more Westernized grocery stores it never ceases to fill me with delight. This year, I head over to my BFF’s place for a carving session between a few friends. Nathalie had messaged me with a crazily detailed pumpkin carving image of a dog (on left, image from imgur) earlier in the morning with my reply being something along the lines of “LOL, as if!” However, by the time I’m sitting at her house with my pumpkin in front of me–ready for sacrifice–I […]
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