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Walpurgis Night

Tonight is Walpurgis Night, named after the English Medieval missionary, St. Walpurga, who first brought Christianity to the Germanic people. Her feast day is May 1st, and the eve of the day, April 30th, is often celebrated with dancing and reveling. 478 more words

Gothic Poetry



Fresh impure blood
stains the throne
upon which he sits,
his mirrors curve back
reflexing every hinge
rusted by the sunshine… 107 more words

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Do Vampires Belong in Mythology - A to Z Challenge

My theme for the “A to Z Challenge” is World Mythology.

My A to Z posts will run concurrently with my usual posts. I hope they spark your curiosity. 305 more words

A To Z Challenge

The Bram Stoker, Dublin – Apr'15 (3/4)

Guinness Time

They say your first pint after the birth of a child is one you really savour. I never understood how or why but now I do; it’s because it’s been so bloody long since you had a sup of that creamy Goodness! 307 more words

Guinness Blog

Bram Stoker & The Sinking Of RMS Titanic

News of Bram Stoker’s death, on 20 April 1912, was overshadowed somewhat by reports of the sinking of the RMS Titanic five days earlier. This tragedy resonated particularly with Bram’s wife, Florence, who rushed into her husband’s bedroom where he lay dying to tell him of the incident. 291 more words

Wilde's Women

1912 – Death of Dublin writer Bram Stoker, creator of Dracula.

Death of novelist Bram Stoker, author of Dracula which was first published in 1897. Born in Dublin, Stoker was bed-ridden for much of his childhood, but lived a relatively healthy life during his adulthood. 240 more words

Irish History