The world has some very dark and grim places. From abandoned towns of Chernobyl, witch burnings in Salem, and tales of horrific torture in the Tower of London, there is one particular place that summons a very particular energy of darkness, spirituality, and a connection with the other side. I am talking about New Orleans, the … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s A History Of Voodoo In New Orleans
Love having a long lazy brunch on the weekends but find it hard to avoid the classic bacon, eggs and sausages? Luckily for us vegans, thanks to popular demand on a climate-change affected world, eating an animal-product-free brunch has never been easier! Here are four of the best vegan brunches and breakfast options available around … Continue reading HerCanberra’s Four Of The Best Vegan Brunches
In 2019, the number of social media users worldwide reached a 9% increase to total 3.484 billion, so it is safe to say that we are living in a world ruled by social media and the internet. People like the Kardashians become famous for their exploits on social media and Instagram Influencers are the new … Continue reading In Pursuit of Hygge’s Don’t Simply Reduce Your Screen Time, Reduce Your Negative Content!
Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolfman, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. These “Universal Monsters” were the kings of the silver screen and were all bestial creatures whose otherworldly “powers” challenged the symbolic order of civilisation during the 1920’s and the 1930’s. They were a manifestation of social values that represented very realistic fears of that … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Are Comic Book Superheros Really Just Modern Day Monsters?
I’ve been writing a lot of short stories recently and entering them into some competitions. Not only is writing specific horror-themed stories cathartic, but it’s also a great way to hone my craft and my writing skills and get more out there in the world. You will see a lot of similar stories pop up, … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Let Them Eat Cake
There is nothing quite like stepping on stage and artfully taking your clothes off to a cheering crowd. The art of burlesque is a diverse way for performers to enjoy the spotlight no matter their size, shape, or look and a wonderful way to celebrate the entertaining, innovative and bold striptease that brought sex appeal … Continue reading HerCanberra’s Who Will Be Crowned The Next Miss Burlesque ACT 2019?
Fad diets are always going to be around, and unfortunately a lot of them are not sustainable or healthy in the longer term. From going carb free, paleo, doing Atkins and Weight Watchers, trying coconut water diets, lemon detoxes, green juice cleanses, intermittent fasting, and the Mediterranean diet, these options may have direct results, but … Continue reading In Pursuit of Hygge’s The 411 on the Vegan Keto Diet
Marie Kondo is making waves with her tidying up methods that she calls KonMari, thanks to the release of her Netflix show Tidying Up Withe Marie Kondo and her 1# best selling New York Times book of the same name. She has single-handedly created a revolution in organisation – but what do you do next … Continue reading In Pursuit of Hygge’s How To Ethically KonMari
I highly commend The Minimalist Vegan for their article Why We Don’t Want Kids, and I have written a similar article on my The Party Connection website about why Marriage Does Not Necessarily Equate Children, however this post that I wrote took place years ago while I was married. I am now several years older, … Continue reading In Pursuit Of Hygge’s Real Talk
I love reading and writing horror stories. As such, I have devoured hundreds of tales from horror writers over time. Horror stories tend to be imaginative and emotive, and while the use of vampires and werewolves no longer makes for a unique tale (thanks a lot, Twilight!) there are so many fascinating stories out there to … Continue reading HerCanberra’s Sink Your Teeth Into The Best Horror Fiction