So what’s so scary about a pumpkin?

If you have a glowing, orange orb shining out from your gatepost this week, it’s more likely to give you a cosy feeling of nostalgia than a shrill of terror. So where did the idea of a pumpkin being the scariest of all vegetable originate? Accord decided to investigate…   It seems the pumpkin or Jack-o-lantern originates from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, which was ... [More]