Pin-Up with No Pin-Up Gals

I’ve been into vintage and rockabilly fashion since I discovered it was a thing, at about age 13. My love of history and old things morphed into something that dictates my day to day style. Starting with one vintage style dress at age 14, and now able to do vintage hair styling and makeup. But […]

The Gothic Shoe Company – Winkelpickers Review

I found the London based The Gothic Shoe company through youtube vlogger It’s Black Friday (a favourite of mine, as you know). She highly recommended their boots, so for Christmas I asked my parents to get me a pair. I really wanted the four strap bat-buckle winklepickers in black patent leather, however that was not […]

Outfit- Old School Goth for The Damned

The Damned have been a part of my life for my entire life. There is a large framed poster of their album Phantasmagoria on the wall of the study, and I grew up watching The Young Ones so I remember them from the episode “Nasty”. But it wasn’t until about the age of 17 or 18 […]

Just You’re Average Friday

I cannot believe I didn’t think to blog about this. It was so exciting and so relatable to the themes of this blog!  I arrived in Amsterdam in the late afternoon and decided to suck it up and walk the 30 minute walk to my hostel, despite my suitcase.  As I was nearing somewhere near […]

Goth Paradise

To be fair, while Kutná Hora’s Sedlec Ossuary, also known as the bone chapel, may seem like the sort of attraction only visited by weird people, it is in fact the opposite. The small chapel is decorated with the bones of roughly 40,000-70,000 people, and is visitef by hoards of tourists of all walks of […]

Whitby Abbey

High up on a hill, above the small but vibrant seaside town of Whitby, standa the glorious ruins of a Gothic abbey. Take The 199 Steps up to the top of the hill, pay about £7 and you’re wandering under the epic arches of what was once clearly a magnificent piece of architecture.   I […]

Alt Camden

Camden is the notoriously alternative area of London. Home to many famous people past and present, including Alan Bennet, Amy Winehouse and Madness. Camden Market and Camden Lock markets were supposed to have been one of the best places to shop back in the 70s and 89s.  Now, of course, it’s alternative nature attracts hordes […]

The Goth Inside

Growing up in a household that played the likes of the Damned, the Sisters of Mercy, the Mission and the Nephilim, where there were real human skulls and dragon goblets on the mantle piece, and a headless angel statue in the garden (we got it cheap because of the detached head) there was no doubt I was going […]