Monthly Archives: February 2011

Visits from Dreamland

Dreams are weird things, especially slow-wave nightmares. My typical night terrors are closer to hallucinations than to REM-dreams. Instead of entering a dream-land, the dream-land comes to me where I lie barely asleep in bed. I am not transported elsewhere, like in a normal dream, instead my room and bed are augmented – or perhaps […]

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Hyperbole and a Half Has a Nightmare

One of my favourite web comics, on the subject of nightmares. As usual, pretty darn good. Go read it! The Scariest Story by Allie at Hyperbole and a Half

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A little jingle called Pavor

Sometimes when I’ve had a bad dream I find it hard to go back to sleep. I’ll wake up in the livingroom, clutching my soaked bedsheet, confused, adrenaline pumping. One late night I made this little … song? I make lots of throwaway snips of music, but for some reason I saved this one under […]

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Night Terror by Gabriella Karin Jonsson

Night Terror from © Gabriella Karin Jonsson on Vimeo. Gabriellas vision is terrifying because it feels so familiar. I especially like the sound, and the real-yet-not feeling of the film.

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ArthuriusRex Night Terror From Hell

I’ve had pavor for as long as I can remember, but I only learned that such a condition exists a few years ago. One of the first things I found when I started googling was this film on YouTube. This is very much like my own night terrors: I often use my blanket to protect […]

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Welcome to Pavor Nocturnus

I suffer from night terrors. I often wake up — minutes after finally falling asleep — screaming, choking, panicked. Maybe I’ll tell you about some of the creatures that live under my bed, if you dare. A couple of years ago I registered this domain, not knowing quite what to do with it. One naïve […]

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