The first is sort of feminist. The young woman doesn't really fit traditional stereotypes. The second two are more traditional. Especially the second. It reminds me of something I'd see in a children's book when I was in elementary school.
Some of you may know that I like messing around with old computers, trying to squeeze every overpaid penny out of them that I can. In Canada we pay more than in the US because of our devalued dollar. But there are also more taxes. And on top of this, an amorphous "environmental handling fee,"... Continue Reading →
People in our surrounding area are really getting into Halloween this year. Some of the displays are quite elaborate but also dark, energy-sucking things, which makes me think how we live in a culture of death. But then again, the same neighborhood really gets into Christmas displays. So maybe it's just a seasonal thing. It... Continue Reading →
I took my Mom to the eye doctor today. All went well and on returning home I noticed the sun was brilliantly shining on our humble little Halloween creatures that we bought in a dollar store in Cobourg Ontario. Had to snap a pic with my phone. The text is a bit gimmicky but I... Continue Reading →
A remix of The Halls of Hell... less reverb on organ, boosted screams and a few other tweaks... Not sure which version I like better. Still not quite right. Hopefully will get it perfect by Halloween!
"A demented organist plays while souls scream from the dungeon..." I got bored of everything else tonight so found myself back at the keyboard. The organ is Bach. Or part of Bach. Then it just goes into my own thing. The spacey sounds are a free VST synth. And the evil laughs and tormented screams... Continue Reading →
witch's den, a photo by earthpages on Flickr. Last night I watched a really good episode of Lost Girl where Kenzi (whom I think is played by a dynamite actor) gets sucked into the realm of a nasty witch who scares little girls in their childhood dreams and then eats them later in life, provided... Continue Reading →