Oh wow, I’ve actually been looking for an excuse to get on board with the Weekly Photo Challenge for months… So today’s task on Blogging 101 couldn’t have come at a better time! Here’s my first ever entry… My original Goth Beastie, hanging out in a local graveyard. Don’t have nightmares, now!
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Creepy.”
30 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge – Creepy”
When I saw your post notification in the mail I thought you also must be passing something “cute” as creepy as many others have been doing–but no!!! It’s CREEPY by God. 🙂
What is meaning of Goth?
What is meaning of Helen? I feel Helena was a goddess in Greek mythology–or maybe in Roman…
Hey Anand, hope my little Goth Beastie didn’t scare you too much 😛
As you can probably see, Cathy pipped me to the post with a nice succinct definition of goth style! Are there no goths in your part of the world? I thought they were an international phenomenon… except in Russia, where I hear dressing this way is actually illegal [citation needed!].
“Helen” is indeed a Greek name, you’ve done your research! It means “light” 🙂 What does your name mean?
Hahaha, it did a bit 🙂
I am not sleeping tonight 😛
Would sleep in the day.
No goths here –I had to google it out–because your help was no help at all 😛 😛
Goth–one meaning is “Shabby/Vulgar.”
Another: Some Germanic people who invaded Spain in the 3rd and 5th centuries. 🙂
Urban dictionary: Those who have infatuation for dark and melancholic things–is it the one?
In which case–your Beastie or other such art would be called Gothic–right?
Thanks for sharing your light(Helen) 🙂
I am bliss(Anand)
Sleeping in the daytime? Maybe you’re a Goth yourself… 😀
I’d never heard “Goth” defined as shabby or vulgar before… A lot of Goth-style clothing is quite ornate and super-expensive! That might perhaps link back to those Germanic invaders, although I’d have to check that… Not my area of expertise! The Urban Dictionary definition comes closest, although I have known some cheerful Goths in my time. To confuse things further, “Gothic” is more likely to refer to a very distinctive style of European architecture… There was a stunning example of a Gothic cathedral in the French town where I lived as a student, check it out!
Hope you’re having a blissful day 😀
I had that architecture in mind Helen 🙂
I keep alternating sleeping between day and night. I enjoyed this discussion–thank you 🙂
Have you checked the new forum yet?
I guess we had sent you an invite. Please check it out when you are free. The invite should be in your mails.
Here is the link :
Have a blissful day yourself 🙂
Love and light 🙂 ❤
Yes, I signed up yesterday 😃 I just haven’t had a chance to drop in and say hello yet… Hopefully I will today!
Enjoy your Friday!
Drop in whenever you’ve time 🙂
Have a nice Friday 🙂
I can’t see your photo.
Goth is a short form of Gothic. It was a popular style a few years (decades?) ago where (mostly) teenagers wore all black clothing, black eyeliner, black nail polish, black lipstick, black Doc Martin high lace up boots, many piercings with safety pins attached and often trench coats. Did I get it right Helen?
Pretty much! Thanks, Cathy… did the photo display for you in the end, or are you still having trouble? I can’t vouch for the rest of the world, but there are still plenty of goths knocking around Dublin, and not all of them are teenagers 🙂
Oh! Not too many Goths in Canada anymore. It was a passing faze.
Maybe Goth Beastie could start a revival… 😉
I can see it now…cute! Not too creepy!
Thanks! I never want my Beasties to be out-and-out terrifying! 😀
This photo made me laugh a lot! I love the Goth Beastie! she looks fantastic! She is beautifully creepy 🙂
Thanks Noémie! With Hallowe’en coming up soon, I think I’ll definitely be making more creepy Beasties 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!
Your Beasties are great, i find your blog very, very nice! I love it 🙂 I’ll be hanging out there often from now on… 🙂
Yaaaay! Happy to have you here, stop in anytime 😀
My version of the Creepy photo challenge featured a beheaded teddy, don’t show this to the Beasties, they will be traumatised :
Ohhhh, I saw this! I thought I gave it a “like” already, sorry if I didn’t… That is one creepy photo! Maybe you should go back and give poor teddy a decent burial 😔
Looks cute 😄😄😄
Thank you! 😀
The black roses are so adorable… I’m looking forward to the Beasties’ interpretation of future photo prompts 🙂
Thanks, me too! It’s a great way to revisit some of my older Beastie photos as well 😃
Indeed it is. They are so photogenic, your Beasties, I bet they’ll be a hit 🙂
Thanks! Let’s hope the next challenge fits another Beastie as well as this one suited Goth Beastie 😃
Your Goth is a cat walk queen, I think she is waiting for Mr Goth to tie to knot 🙂
Hmmm, perhaps 😀 Maybe I need to get in touch with her parents and see if she’s in need of a suitor…
Oh definitely, such a smart, beautiful Goth Girl must indeed have a Gentleman Caller
Good point. To the knitting needles! 😀