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Daniel Pietersen @pietersender Edinburgh, Scotland

What is hell? Hell is oneself. Hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections.

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Joined Twitter 4/21/17


@IcySedgwick I have a degree in philosophy but my career for the past decade has been in IT and cyber security (IT… https://t.co/Rc6Zp8p2Us @baconetti @lucy_nield1 I would be very into this! @DrGothicBodies @DocMelia @harveygothick https://t.co/xYJF2PrCcR @DrGothicBodies Genuinely thinking about a full rewatch of One Foot In The Grave. Again.
5/16
2021
@fkalexander Football and drink. Some partnership. Never seen it that bad over here.One of my greatest pleasures, as I slide into my dotage, is to slam the big bolt across on the main door of a night. Away with you, world. @fkalexander Brutal. Same team fighting each other by the looks of it? @fkalexander The beautiful game... @literaryla I once pulled my neck so badly I had to wear a brace for a week through the intense physical exercise o… https://t.co/8whO7CK1La @horrorvisuals Absolutely love this game. So many amazing moments. @SophieeHaynes I just chanced my arm on an abstract for a conference and, luckily, it got accepted. I’m neither a s… https://t.co/n0rACFH54c
5/15
2021
@Essexorcist @JoanPassey Followed famously by Smashing Pumpkins who apparently didn’t realise that Mellon Collie ha… https://t.co/Xcqqb2FAlb @Essexorcist @JoanPassey You’re right. 95.My very dear friend @urbanwide reminded me of this photo of our indie kid Doc Martens lined up at her house. This i… https://t.co/qsKTaylvWy @JoanPassey I, a very old person, remember seeing Green Day at Reading ‘94. They were brilliant! @DrFrancisYoung It’s a beautiful place. I’m not religious in any way but I completely lost track of time. I also li… https://t.co/8kDnOOhtK4 @DrFrancisYoung Have you seen the Hill of Crosses in Lithuania? https://t.co/FxtMsQ4HrpMary Shelley tends to get most of the attention, but there are plenty of other women writers of Gothic horror that… https://t.co/eeUZIJNPnD
Retweeted by Daniel Pietersen @EverDundas Actually me https://t.co/40585QvctDA parliament of owls https://t.co/YYfVL8fuq1 @EverDundas Very focused on second breakfast @EverDundas I read that as you accusing me of being a “middle aged hobbit” and I was all how very dare. @JoanPassey @AnatomicalCat I EATSTED IT!God Fodder, the seminal debut album by Ned’s Atomic Dustbin*, is now *weeps silently* thirty years old. THIRTY. T… https://t.co/gPBHL7vesl @lilithepunk https://t.co/6H9lgRYUaJ @eschneider @lilithepunk You want a biscuit with all flies in it then be my guest @lilithepunk Garibaldi is the only wrong answer here. @AnatomicalCat @CassidyJanne @witchographe The toil of the worker is ever and always dismissed by the bourgeoisieTwo weeks is a long time in *checks notes* painting. https://t.co/g0fa5ujTFr @AnatomicalCat @CassidyJanne @witchographe *ahem*HOOOOOOOOO BOOOOYYY! @AnatomicalCat made this amazing #vegan fish and chips tonight, with banana flowers for the fi… https://t.co/NcUjKHJcgZ @UnheimlichManvr @DanCarpenter85 Hopefully people will enjoy it. The intro is written. I just need to complete the… https://t.co/FH4CVLKMPp @horrorvisuals “Resident Evil..............Two” @UnheimlichManvr @BL_Publishing @KateHandheld @UndertowPubs @alisdair_wood Well, if you think *that’s* good you sho… https://t.co/huoSWnLJvdYou, a Millennial: How very dare you?! Me, a Gen Xer: https://t.co/twXA8uKLxf https://t.co/qcR0tXovNG @UnheimlichManvr @DanCarpenter85 @BL_Publishing @KateHandheld @UndertowPubs @alisdair_wood *coughs modestly* https://t.co/fDvHuUEk0Q @DanCarpenter85 @UnheimlichManvr @BL_Publishing @KateHandheld @UndertowPubs @alisdair_wood (I’ve not read all the ones I own yet) @DanCarpenter85 @UnheimlichManvr @BL_Publishing @KateHandheld @UndertowPubs @alisdair_wood A hard question as they’… https://t.co/2Ue8kflNH7Starting to get into the serious organising now with my @BL_Publishing Tales of the Weird collection, Women’s Weird… https://t.co/ygRvsdGwCL @Jendeavour I’m sure @AnatomicalCat would know a few @EverDundas This just in https://t.co/B4OTbLO7hjSomething to make it easier to keep track of Romancing the Gothic events! https://t.co/c244T82GG4
Retweeted by Daniel Pietersen @jmainpidd @neilhimself @DrSamGeorge1 @BillBloodyHughe @KajaFranck @daisy2205 @OGOMProject Ah, got it. I only use W… https://t.co/AcASqw6TRK @jmainpidd @neilhimself @DrSamGeorge1 @BillBloodyHughe @KajaFranck @daisy2205 @OGOMProject Do Windows computers sti… https://t.co/MunyQbaHRQ @frankendodo ‘Come, Mr. Frodo!' he cried. 'I can't carry it for you, but I can schedule a UPS pick-up for the next business day’ @frankendodo “Why didn’t they just FedEx the Ring? https://t.co/WWKzVpHcSN
5/14
2021
@burdellen_ Brilliant! @heksenhaus @lcarmanwilliams Just looked that up and saw “Winnie-the-Pooh meets The Blair Witch Project”! @TheCarnacki @StinkenderKase @ClaytempleMedia I saw this earlier on and I think all the excellent people I would su… https://t.co/f01U9DCWEW @wnwagner Sadly, the rest of the room is less organised... https://t.co/OSyTFJohqz @lcarmanwilliams A friend gave it to me as a birthday present and I was blown away by it. A haunting, angry book. https://t.co/H4G2uVx7vSI’ve gained quite a few new followers over the past couple of days, largely because of That Tweet, so if you want a… https://t.co/XE49gCqj3a @lcarmanwilliams From the sounds of this I think you’d enjoy Beautiful Darkness. It starts off as a kind of cutesy,… https://t.co/SsBbWPKthSDid you miss @lcarmanwilliams's fabulous talk on Spiritualism, Mediums and Ghosts in Women's Victorian and Edwardia… https://t.co/6fq5wZrJMp
Retweeted by Daniel Pietersen @heksenhaus Calo’s Book of Monsters; a third-party supplement for Mörk Borg.Built and sort-of organised the first half of the games room shelves today. I can feel my powers returning...… https://t.co/Y9qV10x6TU @DaraD22Gothic Me too, even after I got so excited by one episode I had such a severe asthma attack I had to be hospitalisedOne Foot In The Grave Bottom Knightmare https://t.co/s29ixtCdXI https://t.co/NpA1h7RmjQ @cainalikehyena https://t.co/HssNV2U3bo @nick_octopus No idea at all. It started getting popular straight off and hasn’t really stopped. Folk love books, I guess!Few of my tweets rarely get up to triple figures so I find the sudden popularity of this one absolutely hilarious. https://t.co/3NHR9isghaEid Mubarak to everyone celebrating! https://t.co/HdHhucmBul @FolkloreThurs @dr_jrbrown Do you know the story of this one, @DiggingUp1800 ? @lilithepunk “Shitter” is probably the most used here which made me look up the opposite of euphemism. Turns out, n… https://t.co/AZuM3AcKu5 @Jendeavour @FunkSmuggler @MelissaMakala https://t.co/vD0aJsjhJg @FunkSmuggler Loads of great suggestions already but I’ll also tag @MelissaMakalaTwitter do your thing - I’m looking for a phd or lecturer with specialist knowledge in ghost stories/folk tales by female writers
Retweeted by Daniel Pietersen @bythefire_pod @FolkloreThurs Two sets of twinsToday I got advised I have an appointment for the long-awaited surgery where *nervous chuckle* I’ll have some of th… https://t.co/iTmLtfO2UL @damonayoung This a rare case for the “chortles mirthlessly” emoji @Matt_Denny These days you get arrested and thrown in jail just for saying you’re a Holocaust denier.By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks! [Enter MACBETH] 8/8 https://t.co/WqHwnZSh2k[Enter HECATE] O well done! I commend your pains; And every one shall share i' the gains; And now about the cauldr… https://t.co/P609C8N4DCDouble, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Cool it with a baboon's blood, Then the charm is f… https://t.co/xf3jilIER4Silver'd in the moon's eclipse, Nose of Turk and Tartar's lips, Finger of birth-strangled babe Ditch-deliver'd by a… https://t.co/fvSHUiZj2YDouble, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf, Witches' mummy, ma… https://t.co/CKTmgxA2tjFillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake; Eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog,… https://t.co/oupWbFePGLRound about the cauldron go; In the poison'd entrails throw. Toad, that under cold stone Days and nights has thirty… https://t.co/thkgb2j9NTAfter a misty walk my #rhyme for @FolkloreThurs is suitably spooky; the invocation chant of the three #witches from… https://t.co/XnE3UXaqn6
5/13
2021
@AlexTankard4 https://t.co/d1EptPrwDz @Ferc_Eater @tomyudi @SunshineMoonRX Agreed https://t.co/lrIG4E3eFD @samanthamashart Hope it all goes well for you. I’m still waiting for me first dose but every step forward is worthwhile.
5/12
2021
@katelacour Food. Just food.Amazed, but very pleased, that so many people enjoy this beautiful collection of books, books which describe the co… https://t.co/k2YacxP7pdMy brain, perhaps hopefully, blended this into “chimpanzees” https://t.co/zKmPqZOWEmI have been informed by The Internet that this is a depiction of Matthew 4:8, when the Devil “took Jesus up a mount… https://t.co/uA6zZPk478I stumbled over this image today and I am afraid that I have Q U E S T I O N S https://t.co/aI5hAx2O5V @josiemurdoch @samuel_mcqueen That’s a nice memory to keep of them.The Colonial Marines supplemental sourcebook for @FreeLeaguePub’s Alien RPG has just dropped in digital format for… https://t.co/AXUTXnsH1S @nick_octopus These totally will-this-do efforts always cheer me up. @fozzy_fosbourne Tweet it goodThis is absolutely the funniest thing I’ve seen all day. Beautiful. https://t.co/AfuMwmRUqmSubmissions call open now for Transgender, Nonbinary & gender-nonconforming writers https://t.co/ppQC6IccMO
Retweeted by Daniel PietersenWhenever this absolutely perfect piece of spine design appears I have to retweet it. https://t.co/HhwZfY4AN6This new collection gathers the best stories of ecological upset, meteorological extremes and inexplicable atmosphe… https://t.co/hJGDYzhkKF
Retweeted by Daniel PietersenIn twelve speculative tales of our universe’s mathematics and physics gone awry, this new anthology presents an abu… https://t.co/JR4uZw1ZqT
Retweeted by Daniel PietersenWith growing concerns about global warming, pesticides and GMOs, this collection allows readers to be a fly on the… https://t.co/KDlgHF9NNi
Retweeted by Daniel PietersenIn this spine-tingling new collection Jen Baker gathers chilling tales of hauntings by children, expertly paired wi… https://t.co/9FOX7Yb2NR
Retweeted by Daniel Pietersen @daisy2205 @janetteleaf1 Oho! I’ll keep my eye open for it... https://t.co/uvRtq9kP6Y @SwanRiverPress MOVED house. I’m not that depraved. Yet.
5/11
2021

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