To the Mesopotamian goddess, Ishtar, Lady of Heaven, daughter of the moon god, Suen and the spirit of Venus, the forthcoming bloody encounter would be a recklessly sensual delight.
In her remorseless quest for greater power and superiority and revenge over her sister, Ereshkigal, queen of the underworld, Ishtar prepares her lustful retribution.
I have seen a few cases in my life. The work of a psychiatrist is quite surprising from time to time. I’ve had patients who thought they were possessed by the devil or thought they were being haunted, patients who believed they were constantly being followed or even patients who believed they came from another [...]
….. and as Lilith walked through the garden of earthly delights she beheld the tree of forbidden wisdom and dwelling there in a miraculous serpent who spoke to her thus. “Hail to thee Ishtar, merciful white queen of the seventh star. Feast on the flesh of this tree and fulfill thy destiny.”Then with the light of [...]
Ostara is the one of the eight pagan festivals throughout the Wheel of the Year. Each season is celebrated and regarded as equally important. It is also a way to understand the natural world and its changes and become more in-tune with the environment. This is one of my favorite times of the year – [...]
Photo by Marija Buljeta Clothing from The Gothic ShopWhile black is the obvious staple of any discerning Goth’s wardrobe – it’s best viewed as the starting point. The canvas on which to adorn with striking flashes of different hues to bring in your unique meaning and personality to the fore. While every color on this great [...]
It’s time for Vikings fans, devotees of the Dark Age era and history buffs to break out the battleaxes and launch the longships, as, starting on the 20th of February, the historic English city of York will be playing host to the 33rd annual Jorvik Viking Festival. The largest event of its kind in Europe, [...]
I knew I was cursed the moment I set my eyes on him. I don’t know how he did it but I was completely mesmerized by his features, his dark eyes and unbelievably kissable smile. It was as if time had stopped just for me to observe the beauty that stood before me. I wasn’t [...]
For many of us, Christmas is all about spending time with family. Being more realistic, it’s often more about sitting around the TV with people we seldom see. So, what do you do if you want to watch something dark and spooky, but everyone else insists on something seasonal? We asked our resident horror expert [...]
What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a few grisly horror stories? Jill is always mean to me. She always comments on the way I dress, the way I talk and how I behave around other people. She tells me I should trust no one and that I am better off on my own. She [...]
Have you ever tried an Ouija board? I have the feeling many of you have, yet, I don’t know how many of you have actually dealt with the consequences. I tried the Ouija board when I was around 15 years old. I haven’t touched one ever since.It is said that Ouija boards became popular in [...]