Well, I persevered and got Donald ducks horn ( not a quack but close enough) and glowing eyes working today/night. Shawn @Freqman1
gave me some pointers and with a bit of keep it simple at my end
( my best motto) just ran a hot from the battery to the pos bulbs, and the neg on the bulbs to the tall post on the switch, and voila! Spooky glowing eyes!