We can all admit that picnicking in the heart of summer seems like an invitation to dine in hell. But the allure of an evening picnic with friends (or alone, if you so desire) is a romantic one, with the promise of reflection and relaxation not so easily obtained in broad daylight.
The sun was inviting and the souls were warm at Piedmont Park last Sunday. A sea of black rested upon the grass, and folks sang along to the howlings of Siouxsie Sioux, The Mission, Clan of Xymox, Bauhaus, and more. It was a shining example that the Gothic community still thrives, despite known chatter that […]
Ooh, it’s almost like we’ve been dead the entire time! But FG’s semi-active again between agricultural duties (yippee!), and we’ll be covering lots of cool topics in the coming weeks!
A while back, FG did a quick snippet on some eco-friendly final resting options one might consider. But if you’re still leaning towards the conventional coffin-and-underground-burial ceremony, there’s one tell-all book that sheds light on the death industry and the environmental mayhem it leaves behind. Mark Harris’s Grave Matters follows modern families as they send off their […]
One hundred years ago marks the anniversary of Britain’s first involvement in World War I. During the Great War, over 800,000 lives had perished, and many in the United Kingdom are currently commemorating the losses of their courageous ancestors. As of August 5th, two visionaries (along with lots of volunteers) have been installing a memorial project that […]
A little over half a year ago, I ventured out and took some mixology courses, hoping that I could use that knowledge to save some money on a relative’s birthday celebration. Unfortunately, the event never occurred, but I truly relished the hustle of mixing drinks and learning about synergy between flavours. What’s more is that and […]
Mysterious and alluring is, indeed, the human body; we already know and experience this everyday we wake, and everyday we rest. Some people are squeamish or scared of what happens on the inside, leaving the appreciation of the body’s technicalities to our doctors and haemophiliacs. We as a species should strive to not be afraid of ourselves, […]
March’s Etsy Bomb features a lovely shop that specializes in upcycling and DIYing clothes into new creations. Based in Buffalo, NY, store owner Meagen Kyla loves working on fixing up jackets, though she doctors up all sorts of clothes into staples for your wardrobe! Take a peek this at this month’s Etsy store, Coffin Kitsch! […]
If you’re a Flora Goth, it’d be quite foolish of you to go the synthetic route in your floral decorum when you could create a naturally dark and alluring landscape that can last you all year round. While all of these plants aren’t available as flowers from the get go, preparing and/or planting the first […]
Take a peek at these beauties!