Tag Archives: Gothic

The unknown ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

This is for Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo prompt. The standing stone looked eerily familiar to me. There has to be a link somewhere. The house has gone now, burned, pulled down, the stones scattered, the park reverted to wilderness and … Continue reading

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The turrets of home – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Trudging through the cold night, the last remnants of the winter snow on the ground, she finally saw the lights glowing from the windows ahead. Above her the familiar turrets of the castle loomed. Four years since she had been … Continue reading

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#writephoto — Under the Arch – Fandango

To Ben, it was everything he thought a university campus should be. The classic gothic architecture of its stone buildings conveyed the sense of history, seriousness, and intellectual fortitude found at universities such as Oxford and Cambridge. There was no question … Continue reading

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Sartorial dreams

I want to be an emo-goth, or something of that ilk And dress in flowing fripperies of velvet, lace and silk. Or dark Victoriana of the Steampunk kind of thing, With nicely whaleboned corsetry all tightened up with string. I’d … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 9: Interwoven threads

We walked down the Norman nave, passing Abbot Hugh’s pillar, identical to those at Durham cathedral where we had been the day before. Was it only the previous day? Similar too to the great carved columns of Dunfermline a few … Continue reading

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