UTBURD : A SHORT STORY

I’ve finally got around to narrating my short story UTBURD and have put it up on YouTube for your listening pleasure. For those of you unfamiliar with this tale, it tells of a mother in olden time Scandinavia who abandons her newborn in the forest. However, the child finds its way home… If you really… Continue reading UTBURD : A SHORT STORY

TORVENIUS

I don't know how it's happened that I haven't Featured Swedish artist Axel Torvenius before, but it's with great pleasure that I introduce you folks to his work today. All of what he creates - from back patches to sculptures - leans towards dark, occult and heathen themes. My Etsy history is a 2 folded… Continue reading TORVENIUS

How I Know I’m In Recovery From Depression

It's Easier To Get Up In The Morning When I was in the depth of my depression, waking up in the morning was the very worst part of the day. I lost count of the number of times that I woke up and muttered "for fuck's sake," because I was still alive. Physically, it felt… Continue reading How I Know I’m In Recovery From Depression

Quotes Of The Depressed

It's been...a day. I wanted to write to you about several things today; a fountain pen, a poppet made of human hair the Finnish folk/black metal project Wyrd. But my trusted words failed me and left me spending much of the afternoon coiled around my pillow blasting myself with rays from my light therapy lamp.… Continue reading Quotes Of The Depressed

Words to My Fifteen-Year-Old Anorexic Self by Katie Metcalfe

The Book of Godless Verse

You are squashing a lone branflake against the side of your cereal bowl, as you sit on bedrest in a children’s psychiatric hospital. You must extract from the flake as much milk as you can. You’re sure the milk is blue top, the full-fat one, and you don’t want to ingest any of it because tomorrow is weigh day and gaining anything will mean you’re losing control and getting fat.

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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

On Not Letting My Phone Steal My Reading Time

A little while ago, I got a proper phone. By that, I mean one that hadn’t been handed down to me. By that, I also mean a phone with which I can do all the you’re supposed to be able to do on a phone in 2019. (In case you’re interested in learning about my… Continue reading On Not Letting My Phone Steal My Reading Time