London Goth Top Ten #6 Cross Bones Burial Ground

After a short break, it’s definitely time to return to my favourite 10 Gothic London Sight seeing locations. For me, Cross Bones has to be on my list. As a burial ground, there is little left to see as developments have encroached, and most of the remains of the estimated 15,000 interred have been removed…

How to spot a writer

  I wasn’t going to blog again so soon as Starlet Fey was the first real story I had written in a while, but sometimes those moments in life just happen that take you away, entertaining your mind with droplets of inspiration. How to spot a writer. J R Manawa. She’s sitting opposite me on…

The short life of Starlet Fey

My name is Starlet Fey, and I was born on the 14th of February, 1921. I was nineteen at the time, kind of cute – if a little chubby. But I could sing, and London loved me. My lineage was forgettable, and my family on the edges of middle class, though I had my Irish…

London Goth Top Ten #4 “London Below”

Number four on my list is The City of London, below ground. Similar to Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, London has many secrets that brim beneath the streets, not just the Vampire Bar in Garlic & Shots, or the London Dungeon. The best place to see the real and authentic London Below is in the historic City of London….

London Goth Top Ten #3 Leake Street and the Necropolis Railway

Did I say Necropolis Railway? Like, you mean, a train for dead people, going to the city of the dead? Yes. Yes I did. One of my favourite areas in London is around Lambeth and the Southbank of the river Thames. Not only do you hit obligatory tourist landmarks like Big Ben, London Dungeon and…