When you’re a kid, you’ve people to look after you, but when you’re an adult living on your own (or in my case, with a Gentleman who works during the day so isn’t around to bring me flat lemonade for lunch,) then it’s up to you to look after yourself.
You’ve only a few hours of the day left, so here’s some quick ideas for things you can do for your paramour, yourself, or a special spooky person in your life, to show your respect, love and appreciation… on a budget.
Ever dreamed of owning your very own castle?
For many Australian Goths, like me, this has always been an impossible dream, but hold on to your parasols people: There’s one for sale!
The advertisement describes it as: “A stand out landmark in this location this Norman style Castle, with medieval additions, complete with moat, turrets, towers and drawbridge is totally unique in Australia.” – The ‘For Sale’ ad.
Have a look at their page and you’ll see the usual span of propaganda images of families with their children happily pointing at nothing, outside panoramas and their ‘come have your wedding here’ photos, but nothing that shows you what’s inside.
Which leads me to the reason for our chat now…
Last year, I was honoured to be a part of my friend’s wedding, held at this exact castle. It’s beautiful and so gorgeous.. but inside it’s unlike any other castle I’ve ever seen. It’s odd that they don’t have photos on the ad of what’s actually inside, but once you see mine I guess you’ll understand why.
Whilst the bride and groom were having their photos taken after the wedding, we snuck off and explored the castle unaccompanied and unhindered. So here’s what we found hidden inside…