Inside Spawn's Cape

I am a Marvel person, a Batman person, but ultimately a Neil Gaiman person. I read more than is considered healthy.

Breaking All Kinds of Sweat

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Here are we one magical moment
Such is the stuff from
where dreams are woven

Morning broke with the classic student tableau: my hand repeatedly hitting snooze on my phone’s alarm. I had intended to start my day bright and early with a bowl of Scottish porridge and plenty of time to plan outfits, fix my hair and pack my bag. In my mind the night before I imagined leaping to my feet at the sound of…

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In which I discuss Sweating, sleeping in, Scottish Dance and Bowie. Click to read!!

Breaching the Blog Void

Sticky Feet, Floors and Fliers

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Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
Or close the wall up with our English dead.
In peace there’s nothing so becomes a man
As modest stillness and humility:
But when the blast of war blows in our ears,
Then imitate the action of the tiger.

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This blog isn’t dead yet. (Hunterian Museum – Skull of man with syphilis)

This is a brief update post to warn one and all that my update schedule and…

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A note about bad update schedules, and a promise to reform. Click to read!
First day of class: feeling like fall. #scottrek #seasons @uniglasgow

First day of class: feeling like fall. #scottrek #seasons @uniglasgow

lilyvonk:

Unbelievably, this was made for school. We got the assignment for our illustration class to make a comic book cover for an existing superhero (antihero in my case), and anyone who’s known me for long knows that Spawn has a very special place in my heart, thanks to Captainmac :) I’m sure this is nowhere near the last time he finds his way into my work.

So here’s the thing: I know my love of Spawn can be classified as unusual. He’s not the most popular, his books aren’t the best written, his franchise hasn’t really lasted as well as others. But he’s my favourite comic book character of all time. And I’ll never forget the first time Lily drew him for me back in High School. It really remains a moment in my memory where suddenly I was completely happy with who I was. Spawn remains an inexplicable cornerstone in our friendship, and it’s an incredibly nostalgic honour to see him so beautifully rendered in her art college assignment. 

lilyvonk:

Unbelievably, this was made for school. We got the assignment for our illustration class to make a comic book cover for an existing superhero (antihero in my case), and anyone who’s known me for long knows that Spawn has a very special place in my heart, thanks to Captainmac :) I’m sure this is nowhere near the last time he finds his way into my work.

So here’s the thing: I know my love of Spawn can be classified as unusual. He’s not the most popular, his books aren’t the best written, his franchise hasn’t really lasted as well as others. But he’s my favourite comic book character of all time. And I’ll never forget the first time Lily drew him for me back in High School. It really remains a moment in my memory where suddenly I was completely happy with who I was. Spawn remains an inexplicable cornerstone in our friendship, and it’s an incredibly nostalgic honour to see him so beautifully rendered in her art college assignment. 

#latergram Got all dressed up to check out the Muai Thai club at the gym yesterday. #sugarskull #scottrek

#latergram Got all dressed up to check out the Muai Thai club at the gym yesterday. #sugarskull #scottrek