As a professional party planner and the manager of an event inspiration blog called The Party Connection, it should be no surprise that themed costume parties are one of my favourite things in the world.
I have at least one costume party every year and it usually falls on Halloween because it combines my love of dressing up with my love of horror. Check out the photos from one of my awesome Halloween parties worth it’s weight in fake blood, gore, and spooktacular treats that I hosted with my friends Charlotte Johnson and Byron Carr. Utilising a combination of different scary elements, we put it all together to create the...
I have featured Lou Lou P on my blog The Party Connection many times, but her delightfully detailed pun-tastic treats are so cute I simply had to feature them here as well! She's leant a lot of baking talent to The Depressed Cake Shop and while not all of her treats have a darker element to them, some of them are just too scarily good!
As a person that has been dubbed a “resident horror expert” there is not a lot that scares me when it comes to horror, Halloween or the supernatural.
Granted I’m not the best with skinless muscles being on display, and I am absolutely terrified of leeches, but there isn’t a lot that makes me jump.
But I’m pretty sure I went into the bowels of Hell for about 5 minutes and it was the scariest place I have ever been.
The entrance to Hell is a very little known place called the Unicorn Palace – sounds terrifying already, right? – in the Suoi Tien theme park just outside Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Suoi Tien is the world’s fir...
While I was on holiday in New Zealand, I drove past a car in Taupo, New Zealand, that was painted with zombies all up the side advertising a place called Spookers Haunted Attraction.
Not one to turn down something zombie related I did a quick online research to discover with delight that Spookers is in fact New Zealand’s only haunted theme park located in Kingseat, near Auckland. It took two minutes to decide that we were definitely going to visit it when we descended on Auckland and started to make arrangements with our friend Jess, who we were meeting while we were there.
The rest, as they say, is history because for me...