I am forever being confronted by those 100 AWESOME THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU DIE!!!! lists. But rarely, if ever, do they contain something that I would actually want to do before I stagger from this mortal coil. I would not, for example, like to drive a Porsche stupidly fast around a race track. Nor… Continue reading 50 Macabre & Unusual Things To Do Before You Die : Part I
We celebrate black here...we worship at its alter and turn our backs on it for not one second. In the first post of this new series where I'll be exploring everything that's all black, I'd like to introduce you to Wioleth, a 20 year old Instgrammer and fashion/lifestyle blogger from Denmark. While I've been following… Continue reading All Black Everything : Wioleth
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, Mårran. Morra means to growl; or to grumble). I can still remember my little heart rate increasing when she made he first appearance… Continue reading Moomintroll And The Groke
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 THE BLEAK, ROLLING MOORS OF YORKSHIRE, HÔRD ECHOES THE COLD, BRAZEN LANDSCAPE AND COMBINES IT WITH THE WARMTH AND WELCOMING FEEL OF… Continue reading Intriguing Instas : Hord
Etsy, never fails me, and today I am giving thanks to the site for bringing Grave Digger Candles to my attention. Their 'Handmade And Unholy' hand-poured candles are crafted from all natural bees wax. I'm taken with their Black Beeswax Spine Candles which are part of a wider Plague Collection. At £58.10 for three assorted… Continue reading Grave Digger Candles
The beautiful enigma that is Old Hag has established a YouTube Channel, where she discusses fascinating topics such as living with autism. She also features stunning videos of the landscapes that surround her in Dalarna, Sweden. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMuKXXkjIcM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w7N28jWuAw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgH9hs2TSD8
Halloween decorations are always a bit too bright for my liking. I'm all black everything all the time. If you're the same, and find that even pumpkins are a bit too jolly, paint one of the colourful vegetables with flat black paint to create a unique and suitably bleak Halloween decoration. Source.