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Visiting the Glasgow Necropolis

How about a guided tour of a vast cemetery, housing 50,000 dead on a prominent hill overlooking Glasgow? Continue reading

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Olli Wisdom, singer with Specimen and founder of the Batcave (1958-2021)

Olli Wisdom was not only the lead singer of pioneering goth/glam/punk band Specimen, but also the co-founder of the Batcave club night in 1982, setting the template for the burgeoning goth scene’s sound and style. Continue reading

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The Vlogging Goth – Updates on YouTube

Good morning readers, and apologies for the lack of updates recently. I had a vague plan to update monthly if not more often, but between a new job and various home upgrades, not to mention the devastating effects of a … Continue reading

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Coming out of my grave and I’ve been doing just grim – World Goth Day 2021

We’ve survived obscurity, infighting and the monotonous breakups of multiple favourite bands. A little thing like a global pandemic cancelling all social events and travel on World Goth Day isn’t about to set us back anytime soon! Continue reading

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Coronation Street storyline features ‘hate crime’ attack on Goth character

Nina is a proud Goth, impeccably attired in Victorian, skull-motif and mourning-themed clothing with the recognizably stark, monochrome makeup that the subculture is associated with. Continue reading

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