Is Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory Really Dante’s Inferno?

Willy Wonka and Dante’s Inferno:- two entities seemingly poles apart but one particularly compelling fan theory offers a link between them and some will find it difficult to refute. This well produced, entertaining and fascinating video offers up the fan theory that Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory may actually be based on Dante’s Inferno. …

Horror Movie Posters Quiz

So you think you know your horror movies? We all remember our favourite movies but can you recall the movie by looking at the poster when the name is removed? Here’s 15 movie posters – how many can you correctly name? Once you’ve completed the quiz challenge your friends on social media to top your …

5 More Of The Most Memorable Female Actresses In Horror Flicks

Women play an integral part of most horror movies and some actresses have carved a niche for themselves in the annals of horror history. Following on from my original post here’s another five sirens from the horror scene; Linda Blair Born Linda Denise Blair in 1959 this American actress is best known for her role of …

Uncle Sam – Cheesy Horror Movie For 4th July

Looking for a cheesy movie to watch this Independence Day? Look no further than the cheesy ‘patriotic’ horror; Uncle Sam. This is not a great horror movie but I have to say there are a lot worse out there and it is worth watching for the cheese factor alone but probably just worth watching it …

5 Scary Villains In Horror Literature

Horror books usually need a strong protagonist and for the brightness of even the brightest hero there must be a villain who is dark enough to dull that heroic light. Here’s a list of five  notable villains in horror reading. Mr Hyde – Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Lewis Stevenson) Being …

Story Opening Lines Quiz – Horror Classics

So you think you know your classic horror literature? We all remember our favourite stories but can you recall the first words that set you on the terrifying journey offered by these books? Here’s the opening lines for some of the classic horror tales but you’ll have to decide which opening lines go with which …

Video: How It’s Made – Books

Here we see one process employed to produce books, catalogues, brochures and magazines. Unfortunately, gone are the days of the traditional printing presses and the labour intensive job of the book binder, these arts are slowly disappearing. While the modern printing processes make books more affordable and accessible they have lost some of the ‘art’ …

Improve Your Well-Being: Buckets, Drains & Radiators

Many people in search of happiness fail to realise that the people we surround ourselves with in life have a huge bearing on our lives and on our perspective on the world and life in general. Today I hope to share with you a very effective method I use to make every single day as …

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