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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… @baconetti @lucy_nield1 I would be very into this! @DrGothicBodies @DocMelia @harveygothick @DrGothicBodies Genuinely thinking about a full rewatch of One Foot In The Grave. Again.
@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… @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…
@Essexorcist @JoanPassey Followed famously by Smashing Pumpkins who apparently didn’t realise that Mellon Collie ha… @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… @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… @DrFrancisYoung Have you seen the Hill of Crosses in Lithuania? Shelley tends to get most of the attention, but there are plenty of other women writers of Gothic horror that…
Retweeted by Daniel Pietersen @EverDundas Actually me parliament of owls @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… @lilithepunk @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. @AnatomicalCat @CassidyJanne @witchographe *ahem*HOOOOOOOOO BOOOOYYY! @AnatomicalCat made this amazing #vegan fish and chips tonight, with banana flowers for the fi… @UnheimlichManvr @DanCarpenter85 Hopefully people will enjoy it. The intro is written. I just need to complete the… @horrorvisuals “Resident Evil..............Two” @UnheimlichManvr @BL_Publishing @KateHandheld @UndertowPubs @alisdair_wood Well, if you think *that’s* good you sho…, a Millennial: How very dare you?! Me, a Gen Xer: @UnheimlichManvr @DanCarpenter85 @BL_Publishing @KateHandheld @UndertowPubs @alisdair_wood *coughs modestly* @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’… to get into the serious organising now with my @BL_Publishing Tales of the Weird collection, Women’s Weird… @Jendeavour I’m sure @AnatomicalCat would know a few @EverDundas This just in to make it easier to keep track of Romancing the Gothic events!
Retweeted by Daniel Pietersen @jmainpidd @neilhimself @DrSamGeorge1 @BillBloodyHughe @KajaFranck @daisy2205 @OGOMProject Ah, got it. I only use W… @jmainpidd @neilhimself @DrSamGeorge1 @BillBloodyHughe @KajaFranck @daisy2205 @OGOMProject Do Windows computers sti… @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?
@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… @wnwagner Sadly, the rest of the room is less organised... @lcarmanwilliams A friend gave it to me as a birthday present and I was blown away by it. A haunting, angry book.’ve gained quite a few new followers over the past couple of days, largely because of That Tweet, so if you want a… @lcarmanwilliams From the sounds of this I think you’d enjoy Beautiful Darkness. It starts off as a kind of cutesy,… you miss @lcarmanwilliams's fabulous talk on Spiritualism, Mediums and Ghosts in Women's Victorian and Edwardia…
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...… @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 @cainalikehyena @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. Mubarak to everyone celebrating! @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… @Jendeavour @FunkSmuggler @MelissaMakala @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… @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[Enter HECATE] O well done! I commend your pains; And every one shall share i' the gains; And now about the cauldr…, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Cool it with a baboon's blood, Then the charm is f…'d in the moon's eclipse, Nose of Turk and Tartar's lips, Finger of birth-strangled babe Ditch-deliver'd by a…, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Scale of dragon, tooth of wolf, Witches' mummy, ma… of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake; Eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog,… about the cauldron go; In the poison'd entrails throw. Toad, that under cold stone Days and nights has thirty… a misty walk my #rhyme for @FolkloreThurs is suitably spooky; the invocation chant of the three #witches from…
@AlexTankard4 @Ferc_Eater @tomyudi @SunshineMoonRX Agreed @samanthamashart Hope it all goes well for you. I’m still waiting for me first dose but every step forward is worthwhile.
@katelacour Food. Just food.Amazed, but very pleased, that so many people enjoy this beautiful collection of books, books which describe the co… brain, perhaps hopefully, blended this into “chimpanzees” have been informed by The Internet that this is a depiction of Matthew 4:8, when the Devil “took Jesus up a mount… stumbled over this image today and I am afraid that I have Q U E S T I O N S @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… @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. call open now for Transgender, Nonbinary & gender-nonconforming writers
Retweeted by Daniel PietersenWhenever this absolutely perfect piece of spine design appears I have to retweet it. new collection gathers the best stories of ecological upset, meteorological extremes and inexplicable atmosphe…
Retweeted by Daniel PietersenIn twelve speculative tales of our universe’s mathematics and physics gone awry, this new anthology presents an abu…
Retweeted by Daniel PietersenWith growing concerns about global warming, pesticides and GMOs, this collection allows readers to be a fly on the…
Retweeted by Daniel PietersenIn this spine-tingling new collection Jen Baker gathers chilling tales of hauntings by children, expertly paired wi…
Retweeted by Daniel Pietersen @daisy2205 @janetteleaf1 Oho! I’ll keep my eye open for it... @SwanRiverPress MOVED house. I’m not that depraved. Yet.