Erään hyönteisen tuho / The Death Of An Insect

“In a lifeless urban landscape where time itself has stopped its crawl, a mad ballet is commencing and a newly hatched butterfly is about to die. This tragic story was constructed using dead insects gathered from forgotten attics and tool sheds, between window panels and cobwebs. It combines a number of animation techniques from classic… Continue reading Erään hyönteisen tuho / The Death Of An Insect

Raise The Horns For Halloween / A Day Out At The Gallows

Winter's Gibbet, on Steng Cross, in Elsdon, Northumberland, remains a popular venue for a day's excursion. Named after one William Winter, hanged at Newcastle's Westgate in 1792 for murder and whose body was subsequently displayed as a warning to all Steng Cross, the current gibbet is the latest in a long line of wooden replacements.… Continue reading Raise The Horns For Halloween / A Day Out At The Gallows

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

I first stumbled upon The Order Of The Good Death when I was creating the first issue of Wyrd Words & Effigies Magazine earlier on in the year, and I've been popping back ever since. To discover that its founder the wonderful and beautiful and funny Caitlin Doughty had published a book was extremely exciting,… Continue reading Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Stuff Of The Dead

I don't know about you, but I always struggle to find affordable bags which compliment my all black ensemble. Stuff Of The Dead do, however, stock bits and pieces which I find rather alluring, including their Devil tarot card shoulder bag.

Master Of The Night – The Art Of Sam Wolfe Connelly

I am one of these people who feeds on fear. I relish being terrified, and attempt on a daily basis to hunt down film, art, music and places in the world outside that will set my pulse racing, and leave me on edge for at least a day or so. The art of Sam Wolfe… Continue reading Master Of The Night – The Art Of Sam Wolfe Connelly

Anatomical Crockery

If I had some spare cash floating around, I'd stock up on this anatomical crockery for 'the bottom drawer.'  Nothing says 'I'm weird and proud of it' better than plates and cups decorated with bones and body parts. Get these beauties from the oddly titled Folded Pigs - re-purposed restaurant ware.