The 27 Club

It’s made up of world famous musicians, actors and other high-flying celebrities, but the infamous ’27 Club’ isn’t one you’d want to be part of. Members are said to include the like of Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse, but some have denied its existence all together, so let’s explore. What is the 27…

3 More Cursed Items

Y’know, I just can’t resist a good ol’ curse. There’s just something about an otherwise ordinary object, hiding a frightfully unusual past that I just love. What makes an item cursed? Is it the latent emotional energy of a tragic event or previous owner impressed upon the item? Is a curse created only by the…

Top Four Creepy Cryptids

Just how weird is our weird world? Have we truly discovered all that’s left to discover?  Well, according to some, a whole host of legendary creatures may be living right under our collective noses, so let’s dip our toe into the fabulous, farfetched world of cryptozoology and find out a little more about some of…

3 Cases of (Supposed) Demonic Possession

As I mentioned in Vol. 2 of my handy, dandy Ghost Guide, I’m skeptical of labelling any case as “demonic”, but that doesn’t mean I don’t believe in the possibility of possession.  As long as humanity has believed in an ethereal world, it has believed in possessions and one day, I will write for hours…

3 Infamous Ghost Photos – Fact or Fakes?

Ghost photos – love ‘em or hate ‘em, their ability to divide the paranormal community is unparalleled. I for one, think they’re great fun, but like it or not, we can’t believe everything we see. In this modern day, it’s easy to create convincing ghost photos at the mere click of a button. Even without…

4 Freaky Haunted Paintings

As you may or may not know, I am somewhat of a connoisseur of the arts. So I thought what better way to combine my great passion for the paranormal and discuss with you a collection of supposedly haunted paintings!  I’m a genius, I know. So without further ado, let’s begin our guided tour of…

5 Curious Cursed Objects You May Not Have Heard Of

Who doesn’t love a good curse? Well, except those who fall victim to it, of course.  I for one, have always been fascinated with curses, cursed objects and artefacts you probably shouldn’t touch, so I thought, why not pick a few of my favourites to share with you! By now, we know all about the…

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….

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…

The Ways Of The Werewolf: A Brief History of Lycanthropy 

The shadow of the werwolf has haunted European folklore since the middle ages, but did you know that the concept of animalistic transformation is present across the globe? From second century Greece to modern day USA, let us explore a brief history of werewolves. A Historic Overview Some believe the very first written reference to…