Down The Rabbit Hole

Blog

Stay connected to my blog for news and updates!

¡Estate conectado/a a mi blog y recibe las últimas noticias!

Subscribe/Suscríbete
Discovery of Hooded Spirits / El Descubrimiento de los Encapuchados uncanny frontiers Mar 12, 2021

THE DISCOVERY OF HOODED SPIRITS

The first time Carol Garcia spoke to me about hooded figures, the first thing that I thought of were monks. I suppose that, as many of you also experience, this image always makes me feel a kind of almost morbid curiosity about the secluded life of these people. If...

Continue Reading...
3 skills you can develop through the Gothic / 3 habilidades que puedes desarrollar a través de lo gótico gothic and language acquisition Mar 02, 2021

3 skills you can develop through the Gothic

When reading Gothic literature you are not only entertaining yourself by disconnecting from your daily problems. You are doing more than that. You are developing very useful skills that can help you academically, professionally and at a social level. If...

Continue Reading...
The Ghost as a social figure / El fantasma como una figura social the gothic mind Feb 20, 2021

THE GHOST AS A SOCIAL FIGURE

From all the ghoulies and monsters, I have always had a soft spot for the “ghost”.

I started reading more about it while I was doing my degree at University, more specifically when I took a module on Arthurian Studies. One day buying books for the...

Continue Reading...
El Zumbido: en busca de todo lo gótico. The Hum: searching the Gothic uncanny frontiers Feb 13, 2021

EN BUSCA DE TODO LO GÓTICO - EL ZUMBIDO

Desde sus orígenes, la humanidad siempre ha sentido fascinación por todo lo que le rodea pero también terror por todo a lo que no encuentra explicación y ve como una posible amenaza. Y una de esas fascinaciones es...

Continue Reading...
3 leyendas urbanas sobre tu inglés / 3 urban legends about English gothic and language acquisition Feb 05, 2021

3 LEYENDAS URBANAS SOBRE TU INGLÉS

¿Quieres ver tu serie favorita de miedo o terror en versión original y todavía no crees tener el nivel suficiente para seguirla? Mejor dicho, te preguntas ¿qué nivel de inglés debes tener para ver películas...

Continue Reading...
Supernatural: what is all the fuss about? / Supernatural: ¿a qué viene tanto ruido? tv series and programmes Jan 28, 2021

Supernatural: what is all the fuss about?

One of the things I have to highlight from the chat with my sister about Supernatural is that we both agree it’s probably one of the best wrapped-up horror series of all time. Despite what some haters might say, everything happens for a reason and...

Continue Reading...
Dangerous books / Libros peligrosos gothic literature Jan 20, 2021

“DANGEROUS" BOOKS YOU SHOULD READ

Books, books, books. They come in all shapes and sizes, just like people. And just as happens with people, some we love, some we hate, but none of them leaves us indifferent. And just like relationships with people, books always leave an imprint on us....

Continue Reading...
Gothic Books to read in 2021 / Libros góticos para leer en 2021 gothic and language acquisition Jan 12, 2021

GOTHIC BOOKS TO READ IN 2021

Have you written your New Year’s resolution list of books yet? If you haven’t, in this entry I’m going to suggest a list of Gothic books for you to read this year and that can make a change.

But first let me tell you the benefits of reading, and with...

Continue Reading...
 
¡Adiós 2020! newsletter Dec 31, 2020

Parece como si hiciera tan solo un par de meses que escribí mi última entrada de blog para el 2019. Releyéndola nuevamente, me doy cuenta de cuánto han cambiado las cosas desde entonces. No solo mis amigos, familiares, mentores y estudiantes han tenido problemas...

Continue Reading...
 
Goodbye 2020 newsletter Dec 31, 2020

It feels like if it was only a couple of months ago that I wrote my last blog entry for 2019. Rereading it again I realise how much things have changed since then. Not only have my friends, family, mentors and students undergone work problems but also health issues and anxieties. Since March...

Continue Reading...
Bernat christmas short stories Dec 28, 2020

 (Versión española

Bernat

A story based on a real ghost seen by someone close to me. This is the third Gothic short story of a series of three for Christmas 2020. To make sure you don't miss the rest of the series, subscribe to my YouTube channel and to my blog.

To...

Continue Reading...
The Church Cottage / La casa de la iglesia christmas short stories Dec 27, 2020

(Versión española)

The church cottage

“The Church Cottage”, the story of a ghostly historical tour to a church cottage museum. This is the second Gothic short story of a series of three for Christmas 2020. To make sure you don't miss the rest of the series, subscribe...

Continue Reading...