An Evening Walk

I had an alright day yesterday. Feels uber weird writing that. But I did. Well, until about 5pm when my mood went downhill too fast for me to try and snatch it back. I'd wanted to go for an evening walk, catch some autumn textures with my camera and watch some spiders spinning. I'd been… Continue reading An Evening Walk

Sound Of The Day : Chelsea Wolfe

The frame of mind I've been in recently hasn't enabled me to listen to much music. I'd put something on and find I wasn't able to absorb it, and, after a few minutes or sometimes even less, I'd need to click off and retreat back into silence. Now, don't get me wrong, I need my… Continue reading Sound Of The Day : Chelsea Wolfe

Wyrd Words Book Club : Some Will Not Sleep

I think most folk have heard about The Ritual by now, be it via the movie on Netflix or the original novel. Well, for this week's Wyrd Word's Book Club Read, I've chosen Some Will Not Sleep by Adam Nevill, the author of The Ritual. Some Will Not Sleep is a collection of Nevill's best… Continue reading Wyrd Words Book Club : Some Will Not Sleep

Wyrd Words Book Club : The Fiends In The Furrows

I haven't been able to read much recently - my concentration has been dire - but slowly, slowly it's starting to return to some kind of normality. In the excitement of this happening, I went and bought the Kindle version of The Fiends In The Furrows : An Anthology Of Folk Horror. It's made up… Continue reading Wyrd Words Book Club : The Fiends In The Furrows

You’re Doing Ok, Wolf Heart

It's my birthday today. I'm 33. I'm also perhaps the most depressed that I've been in as long as I can remember. This depression that I've been experiencing isn't the same as what I'm used to though. The tides of grief feel different somehow and I don't know why. And these tides terrify me. Every… Continue reading You’re Doing Ok, Wolf Heart

My New Book ‘My Heart Is A Forest’ Is Now Available

My new book, My Heart Is A Forest is now available in paperback and on Kindle! It's made up of my strongest poems from the past ten years. A father kills an elusive pale fox and pays for the death with his sanity. The Barghest, Black Annis and other dark creatures of British folklore comfort… Continue reading My New Book ‘My Heart Is A Forest’ Is Now Available

When I Can’t I Do

Nearly a month ago, I was taken off the medication Iā€™d been on for ten years ā€“ citalopram and quetiapine ā€“ because the combination of the two was having a worrying effect on my heart. My mood was also as low as low could go, so my doctor wanted to see if something else could… Continue reading When I Can’t I Do