However I have set up my Ancestors Altar. It has come around to that time of the year, I can smell it in the air, I can feel it in my bones - tis the Season of the Witch and that means Samhain, the thinning of the veil between the worlds and a time to honour those that have passed before us.
I am lucky enough to have copies of photographs of both sets of grandparents from their wedding, a few odd family photos of my grandparents when they were much younger and photographs of my maternal great grandparents. These are all now sitting on an altar that I covered with a black cloth.
I have added a brooch that was my grandmothers and an RAF badge from my great uncle. I am also going to add some jewellery from my paternal grandmother and a watch from my paternal grandfather along with a certificate from the war for my maternal grandfather (borrowing them from my mum).
I also added some crystals to help connect with the spirit world.
I love looking at the old photos - my grandfather when he got married looks about 45 with the suit and brylcreem hair, but I bet he was half that age LOL. My great grandmother is wearing the most amazing hat in her photo and my great grandfather has a wonderful handlebar moustache.