My Heart Has Joined The Thousand

Today I learned about the passing of Richard Adams, the author of the novel Watership Down, a book to which I owe so much. We had the cartoon adaptation from 1978 on VHS and I watched it repeatedly throughout my childhood, at least a few times a week for several years and then a couple… Continue reading My Heart Has Joined The Thousand

Intriguing Instas : The VVitch

After the popularity of my last Instagram series, The Witches & Wraiths of Instagram, I decided to start Intriguing Instas, a new, regular series with a broader focus. Funnily enough though, this first post is dedicated to witchcraft...what are the chances of that happening?! Since watching The VVitch last month, my senses have been turned… Continue reading Intriguing Instas : The VVitch

Live Deliciously

Mere moments after I've posted a gift list dedicated to The VVitch, something verging on the line of perfection  comes into view on Etsy. Eventhough I don't touch whisky (don't ask why, I don't want to remember...) I feel compelled to snatch one of these  vinyl wrapped stainless steel hip flasks honouring Black Phillip. Not… Continue reading Live Deliciously

Penny Dreadful : The End

I have been an avid follower of Penny Dreadful since the very beginning. I can remember dreading the end of the series coming, even before the first episode was over. The quality of the writing, the exquisite costumes, the unforgettable dialogue, the ambience of the locations, the stirring music...everything was stitched together so perfectly, so perfectly that… Continue reading Penny Dreadful : The End

Wyrd Watching : The Visit

I'm a big fan of the work of M Night Shyamalan  (The Sixth Sense, Signs, The Village) so was expecting something memorable from his 2015 horror The Visit. And I wasn't disappointed. This found footage movie about two youngsters who go and visit their maternal grandparents for the first time had me screaming. Actually screaming.… Continue reading Wyrd Watching : The Visit