Tuesday, 20 October 2015

News of the Weird for #Halloween 20:10:15: Upsetting The Neighbours in Ohio & Hampstead

Rounding up tales both tall and true from around the world this Halloween…

This one caught our eye in the Huffington Post…

An Ohio family has taken down their Halloween decorations after neighbors protested that the display – featuring lifelike dummies soaked in fake blood and stabbed through the throat with syringes – was too gory for children.

The display, located near an elementary school, featured an upside-down corpse hanging from a tree, a body impaled on a cross and other gruesome sights, [NBC-affiliated TV station] WKYC reports. The owners took it down on Sunday.

"I felt scared 'cause I thought they were real people," a 9-year-old girl told [local TV station] WOIO.

Pic from Aussie TV Channel FOX8

Over here we're a little more sedate about the whole affair. How about this lovely display in Hampstead…

 Read the full story in Huffington Post HERE

A London Walk costs £10 – £8 concession. To join a London Walk, simply meet your guide at the designated tube station at the appointed time. Details of all London Walks can be found at www.walks.com.

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