Lizzie Siddal as Inspiration for Lucy Westernra

For today’s entry in Gothic Week I have chosen a bit of a unique topic.    I want to look at how Bram Stoker may have been inspired by Lizzie Siddal when he wrote the character of Lucy in Dracula.   It has been said that Stoker was living in London (when he moved from…

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Morgana as Vampire Faerie

Today’s post will be one that I have been thinking about since I first saw Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty.   It is my favorite ballet of all time, and I loved that he used the premise of faeries also being vampires in order to allow the prince and Aurora to fall in love before the…

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My Top 5 Rebekah Mikaelson Storylines

For today’s blog post I would like to do a countdown of my top five Rebekah Mikaelson storylines from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals.   Rebekah was the original vampire sister of Klaus.   Without further ado here’s my top five! Number 5: The Five  ~So my number five storyline is The Five.  …

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My Top 5 Katherine Pierce Storylines

For today’s post I would like to do a countdown of my top five favorite storylines for Katherine Pierce on The Vampire Diaries.   I adore this bitchy vampire anti-heroine from this fantasy television series.   Without further ado here’s the countdown! Number 5: Katherine’s relationship with Elijah  ~This is an obvious storyline to list,…

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Vampires, Werewolves, and Ghosts, Oh My!

Hello all my lovely readers!   Today I would like to take a look at some of the most prevalent supernatural beings that people talk about this most spooky time of year.   If you noticed I did not mention witches, and that is because I talk about witches and goddesses all the time, so…

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