Tag: scary

Merry Christmas

An offering of festive cheer

I will, officially, admit that it’s pretty much ok to talk about Christmas now. And that being the case, ’tis time to wish you a wonderfully merry and festive seasonal greeting. I hope the cockles of your hearts are warmed, your glasses are full, and your fires are lit well enough to keep the zombies away… *ahem* Sorry, about that,…

Halloween is over… but Christmas is coming

Goddammit, where the bleeding hell did Halloween go? Where did all the cobwebs and pumpkins and ghost stories around the campfire go? (Well, maybe not campfire. Maybe electric heater next to worn armchair, your legs covered by a blanket and one hand grasping a glass of wine.) Either way, why is everyone talking about Christmas already? It’s ages away. And,…

Happy Halloween

Yes, Happy Halloween fiends! Or, for you die hard pedantics, if you’re not happy to call it Halloween, let’s go with Dia de los Muertos. Either way, I hope the scares are enjoyable and the spooks are well behaved, and that the punch is full of an appropriate amount of spirits. Enjoy the horrors – I myself have cuddled up…

The Shining

5 tips for surviving Halloween

What’s that? You mean, you don’t want to be scared to the point of your hair falling out and your eyes turning to ice? You mean you’d rather think about what presents to get little Bobby for Christmas? You mean you’d rather drink sherry for breakfast and try out your new recipe for how to make the best, most scrummy,…

Feed me horror, fiends

So, I finished a pretty darn big project last week. I mean finished it. I mean edited it right through to the end, and now, I think, most of the words are in nearly the right order. Or as much in the right order as they’re going to get for now. *Insert balloons, wine, general mirth and merriment here* And…