The Month of the Dead – learning about the Paris Morgue in Brompton Cemetery

We fear death almost as much as we are attracted to it. The gruesome, the morbid. As long as it's not with us, or our loved ones. There is a reason why the true crime genre has had such a resurrection in the past few years. Understanding what happened, the why, and how. The twistier … Continue reading The Month of the Dead – learning about the Paris Morgue in Brompton Cemetery

The month of the Dead – West Norwood Cemetery

We're halfway through the month of October already. This is one of my favourite, if not my favourite, time of the year. I love fall and well... the countdown to Halloween. I'm definitely a fan of ghost stories, of lost souls, always curious about the rituals different countries have used and currently still undertake when … Continue reading The month of the Dead – West Norwood Cemetery

Brompton Cemetery, a place for the eternal sleep

Happy Halloween! This has been a strange weekend weather-wise! The mornings have been rainy, grey, windy (RIP my umbrella), but in the afternoon, the autumnal rays of sunshine grace us with their presence. And so I found myself with the perfect conditions for what I was planning this weekend. A nice, tranquil walk through Brompton … Continue reading Brompton Cemetery, a place for the eternal sleep

Autumn walks lead to spooky spots

A quick and weird fact about me: I absolutely love strolls in victorian semi-abandoned cemeteries. If you've been seen my posts for a while, it probably comes as no surprise to you that I'm a lover of spooky spots, gothic churches and tales, victorian ghost stories, bloodsucking creatures aka fictional creatures, the vampire, and well … Continue reading Autumn walks lead to spooky spots