This Halloween, I’m going to do something I never did before.
It starts with the biggest, sharpest knife I can find.
The darkness and quiet of night over the neighbourhood.
A single candle.
And a pumpkin.
Because, for the first time, I’m going to carve a jack o’lantern.
As someone born and raised in South West London, I’ve seen how the neighbourhood has evolved. Where I live in the city is mostly quiet; a residential area. I’ve seen it become more progressive. Back then, it was a newsagent or two, a fish and chip shop, a stationery shop …