Category Archive: Lifestyle

Moomintroll And The Groke

If you were born in the 80’s you should remember watching the Moomins, and you ought to remember one of the show’s best and most disturbing characters, The Groke (or in Swedish, M√•rran.… Continue reading

Shopping In The Dark : Dark Crosses

I haven’t spent much time on Etsy this year, but one of the discoveries I (thankfully) made on one of my brief visits was Dark Crosses, a store providing ‘Counted cross-stitch charts with… Continue reading

Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

Oh my goodness if feels so good to sit down and write here. I’ve been aching for my blog for days now, and have felt so fucking forlorn when I’ve needed to go… Continue reading

Intriguing Instas : The Yellow Wallpaper

So, you’ll all know about my obsession with embroidery. And believe me, it’s only going to get stronger so if you’ve had enough, better to back off now. For those of you still… Continue reading

Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

I was excited when I woke up this morning, excited A: because there was snow outside (but also great stretches of ice which made walking to school a bitch). B: Because I had… Continue reading

Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

As I mentioned in my last post, I was going to start a little project this week where I stitched one Swedish word a day. And today, to my own shock and disbelief,… Continue reading

Stitching In The Dark : Stitching Into 2017

My time management skills used to be phenomenal. I don’t mean to brag, but really, they were. However, following my ‘breakdown’ last year (when I came off my medication and was hardly functioning… Continue reading

Intriguing Instas : Hord

For this second post in my new Instagram series, I want to focus on, and celebrate¬† Hord an account which brings memories of my Yorkshire homeland back to me in droves. “BORN IN… Continue reading

Stitching In The Dark : The Beginning

Some of my earliest memories are of sitting in my Nanna’s living room during dark winter nights. It was always warm, with thick curtains keeping the cold at bay, and a gas fire… Continue reading

Shopping In The Dark : Deandri

Over at Haute Macabre the other week they posted a photo of a dress from Los Angeles based apparel Deandri and I nearly fucking died. I mean, my heart just went ‘okay, that’s… Continue reading