Horror Icons

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Some of my favourite horror movie heroes/villains. See if you can name them all – first person to comment with the right answers will get a free tote with this design on it!



I’m a sucker for a pun, and there were too many opportunities when it came to bees and literature. So here are some bumblebee classics, from Jane Austen to Kurt Vonnegut – perfect for lugging books back from the library.


Sauerkraut Party Poppers

This song was meant to be aired on BBC 6 Music this weekend, but was blocked at the last minute because it contravenes the BBC regulations about marketing brand names (I do mention Waitrose quite a few times in the space of 30 seconds) – it’s still nice to think that someone liked me singing about sauerkraut enough to want to broadcast it so that’s a tiny level up.

Rejected Food Horror Movie Remakes #5


A space merchant vessel picks up an unknown transmission from an intergalactic Waitrose. The crew land on the supermarket, and after some investigation, stumble upon a room of germinating leafy greens. After a member of the crew is attacked by one of the brassicas, they soon realise that the vegetable’s life cycle has merely begun…

Rejected Food Horror Movie Remakes #3


A group of friends go for a meal at a restaurant. One of them experiences a premonition – he tastes fennel in all the food on the menu, including the desserts. He insists that everyone leave the restaurant, and the 7 friends are forced to exit out of embarrassment. All watch through the restaurant window as the remaining diners start spitting their food out, complaining that there is fennel in everything. He and the other survivors have briefly cheated fennel, but will not be able to evade their fate for very long. One by one, these fugitives from fate fall victim to the perennial herb, tasting hints of it in everything that they consume.