Poems for Autumn Nights

Corvus Chao at Geek Goth Grotesquerie wrote such an inspirational post about slow living that I feel the need the share it. She talks about the mechanisms behind a more conscious lifestyle and how the darker aesthetic intertwine with slow living. Also, this woman always gives the best Gothic literature advice! I'm home again from …

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Top 5 Obsessions

Herbariet by Elin Unnes. It's a Swedish book by a Swedish author but it's too awesome to not mention. It's a about plants, food and folklore and the language is sharp and entertaining. I hope it gets translated soon, it fucking deserves to be. Bates Motel season 5. I haven't gotten around to the last …

Summer Goals

When my partner in crime started to make a list of things to achieve during the summer I thought it sounded a bit...like making sure none of it would ever happen. He has a lot of bullet points on cleaning and reorganizing stuff which is great but that's shit I do all year round anyway …

Top 5 Obsessions

Bernadette Banner and her historical sewing experiments. This woman is so creative, interesting and funny. If you're into period clothing or history or just want something new and quirky to watch, Bernadette is what you should watch. Her skills and knowledge is truly inspiring. Vikings. Yes, I'm the last one on the train but since …

Top 5 Obsessions

Swedish folk magic and witchcraft. The history of witchcraft has always fascinated me and I'm currently re-reading Satans Raseri (Satan's rage), a book by Bengt Ankarloo on the most famous Swedish witch trials called Det stora oväsendet (The great noise), a mass hysteria that lasted for eight years between 1668 and 1676. By sheer luck …

Top 5 Obsessions

Lists, lists and more lists. Living Dead Dolls. I'm trying to figure out which ones to look for but the decision-making is not the easiest. There are too many and they are too cute. Vampyres: Genesis and resurrection by Christopher Frayling. The first time I saw this book was at Science Ficition Bokhandeln (sci-fi book …