Creative Writing Grad from the UK.
Interested in myths, and true crime.
The UK's Worst Female Serial Killer: The Chilling Case of Mary Ann Cotton
Mary Ann Cotton, she's dead and she's rotten, Lying in bed with her eyes wide open. Sing, sing, oh what should I sing? Mary Ann Cotton, she's tied up with string. Where, where? Up in the air. Selling black puddings, a penny a pair.
Losing a Pet for the First Time
We got our first dog, Daisy, in December 2007. I was eight years old at the time. She was a West Highland Terrier, a little bundle of joy, a light for our whole family. Everyone loved her. As a puppy, she was so small that she’d curl up in the grate beside our fireplace, falling asleep on the cool marble.
Gods and Goddesses of War in Mythology
Indulge me for a minute, would you? You’re about to go into battle against your country’s most formidable foe. They have 100,000 men in their army and have been burning and pillaging the countryside. Not only that, but they want to wipe your nation from the face of the earth and leave no traces behind. Every monument is to be destroyed, every book burned, every man killed.
Dark Facts About the Greek Gods
The Ancient Greeks reinvented the world through philosophy, architecture, literature and so much more. Lovers of learning and the founders of a mighty empire, the Greeks knew no bounds. They dedicated their lives to the Gods, carrying out everything in their name from drama festivals to war declarations. But the Greek Gods had a darker side that has become forgotten with antiquity. The Greek Gods, now dead, live on through myths and legends spun throughout the centuries. Here we will bring to light the evils that time has tried to cover, and unearth some of the reasons why those that were worshipped should have been locked away from humanity for good.
Ten Witch Trials Throughout History
In our day and age, we are taught acceptance of other people and their lifestyles. At no other point in history have people felt more comfortable of being themselves than they are right now, though humanity still has a long way to go. Throughout history there has been a fear of persecution over wrong accusations. However, in some countries, this is still the case. One of the most horrific trends of persecution was that of the witch trials.
Ten Horrific Mental Health Treatments Throughout History
The taboo around mental illnesses is fracturing. People are encouraged to speak openly about their struggles without fear of the repercussions; the world’s stance on mental health is drastically changing.
Ten Failed Revolts Throughout History
At a time of political disturbance, it can be hard to guarantee the stability of our world’s future. Looking back into the past, we observe revolution upon revolution. Those that succeeded are remembered and celebrated, but those that fail are often pushed aside.
Who is the Valonqar?
Spoilers ahead for both the books and the show! Game of Thrones is back in our lives once more. The first episode of Season 7 has graced our screens, and what an episode it was! From the North to the South, and the East to the West, we are more certain than ever that nobody is safe.
How to Grow Long, Healthy Hair
If you've clicked on this article, then I'm assuming you want to grow your hair (and I sure hope I'm not wrong). For years I have been growing out my hair, and when I reached the length I'd longed for, I did the most logical thing; chopped it all off. I regret it. I'm back on my hair growth journey, and thought I'd share some maintenance advice that helped me to achieve the length I wanted the first time around.