I was depressed and suicidal when the debut issue of Cunning Folk emerged a few years ago. I wanted it badly. But I didn't buy it. It was around £15 or so, with the postage and packing and the ever-so-miserable voice in my ever-so-heavy head said I couldn't afford it. I watched, from a distance, as this new… Continue reading Cunning Folk Magazine : The Air Issue
For anyone who would like to read my poetry collection My Heart Is A Forest and support my work, PDF copies are available at my Etsy store for just £1! A father kills an elusive pale fox and pays for the death with his sanity. The Barghest, Black Annis and other dark creatures of British… Continue reading Wyrd Words Book Club : My Heart Is A Forest PDF
Welcome to instalment four of my Shopping In The Dark series. I've decided to dedicate this post to some of the strangest, finest shops that I've found on Etsy that sell exquisite pins and patches. I hope that you enjoy my selection (click on the pictures to be taken straight to the product you want… Continue reading Shopping In The Dark : Pins & Patches Special
My poetry collection In The Hours Of Darkness is now available to download from Etsy. It will be available in printed form within the next few days. Every purchase and share is greatly appreciated! You can buy it here. In The Hours Of Darkness is a collection of forty two poems, each of which has… Continue reading My New Poetry Collection Is Available To Buy
Every now and then, I'll come across an artist who stops me in my tracks. Today it was Canadian photographer Sofia Ajram and her occult themed photography. I can see her website becoming a new hang out of mine. Her 'about' description is one of the best I've ever read. My given name is Sofia… Continue reading 365 Days Of Dark Art : 49 / Sofia Ajram
Inspired by paganism, the occult, nature and folklore, Spanish company La luna en un hilo provides beautiful, handcrafted wood burned items, mugs and an assortment of accessories. I am looking to invest in a few of their pieces, including a decorative wood burned plate depicting The Revenge of the Hares.
You may have recently published a novel with an ominous tone, or you might be the editor of Black Metal zine, or perhaps you are a visual artist working with obscure subjects. If you feel that your work and creations would fit the Wyrd Words & Effigies premise, then please don’t hesitate to get in… Continue reading Let In The Night