A Brief History of Fairies

Present in one form or another across the spectrum of global folklore, you’d be forgiven for thinking these butterfly winged blighters belong solely to children’s literature and kitschy garden ornaments. Don’t be fooled by the charming exterior made popular in victorian illustrations, the Fay Folk are not to be trifled with. Let’s find out why.…

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Robert: The Haunted Doll of Key West

If you find yourself at a loose end in Key West, Florida, why not spend an afternoon in the East Martello Museum? Amongst the local art and history, you may find yourself drawn toward one peculiar exhibit – that of an almost child sized doll, named Robert.  He sits in his glass case, holding his…

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Lizzie Borden And The Fall River Axe Murders

Lizzie Borden took an axeand gave her mother forty whacks.When she saw what she had done,she gave her father forty-one. This dainty little skipping tune is familiar in playgrounds across the English peaking world. It was even heard echoing through my little Welsh schoolyard, back in the day. But what do we really know about…

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Ghosts and Ghouls

There’s good reason to fear the darkness, but just what causes a spirit to haunt this mortal plain? From vanishing hitchhikers to pesky poltergeists, we’ll dive into some devious delightful tales of famous haunts from past and present. 

Unsolved Mysteries

Did a talking Mongoose really inhabit a farmhouse on the Isle Of Man? What happened in Tunguska? Will that shabbaroon, Saint Germain, ever return my calls? The world is full of enigmas, let us go forth and explore them together.

Cryptids and Folklore

Let’s burrow deep into the muddy tunnels of legend and discover manner of weird and wonderful beasties, both corporeal and incorporeal. From the Fae Folk of old to the famous friends we all know and love,