Apologies for the delay on this week’s post – the frivolities of Halloween have taken their toll on my fragile head. But what of Downton, what ghouls and spectres came out to haunt the house members this week?… Thomas in charge of Downton! I’m surprised that hasn’t done it for Mr Carson. Still appearances must be upheld and thus far Thomas has been entirely overshadowed by the rebellious Branson. With the arrival of Major Bryant comes, not murder, but a cowpat and some sour milk. Still, that’s plenty shocking enough for poor Downton….