Around The World In 80 Ghosts: Part Two

We’ve already covered a quarter of our global ghost hunt, but we can’t stop now! Here’s 20 more of the most gruesome spectres and spirits around the world. Find part one here! 21. Emily’s Bridge – Vermont, USA This unassuming covered bridge in Stowe, Vermont, was once the setting of a romantic tragedy, so the…

Around The World In 80 Ghosts: Part One

Given the current state of the global pandemic, worldwide travel is still a distant memory for most us. So, thought I, why don’t we take a moment to appreciate the wonderful world of weird via the relative safety of the internet, and explore some of the ghastliest global ghouls we can find! So before I…

The Highgate Vampire: Desecration & Duels

A Modern Day Vampire Hysteria  There was a lot going on in 1970’s London – disco was about to take over the world, and fashion was about to become a whole lot more psychedelic, all while learning to live with the fear of nuclear annihilation.  It’s a lively backdrop to what would become one of…

The Nightmare: A Original Christmas Ghost Story

It is a long tradition of mine to settle around the fireplace and share a Christmas ghost story or two, and now we know each other in familiar terms, I feel it’s time to share one of my own with you, dear friend. So, if I may invite you to take a seat aside my…

Is My House Actually Haunted? Dr Hawthorn’s Ghost Guide Vol. 4

By now, we’re all familiar with the different ways a haunting can manifest and we’ve discussed how to alleviate its ghastly symptoms, but how can we tell for sure that a home is haunted? To recap what we’ve learnt in our previous Ghost Guide, common paranormal activity includes: Sudden temperature changes  Unexplained noises  The sighting…

Top Four Types of Hauntings: Dr Hawthorn’s Ghost Guide Vol. 2

Following on from my Top Ten Ghost Hunting Tips, here comes your one stop cheat sheet to help identify the different types of haunting activity. Is My House Haunted? Short answer, maybe. If you find yourself reading this, it’s probably fair to say you think it might be.  Every home has spirits, but not every…

The Horrors of Berkeley Square

The Most Haunted House in London Close your eyes for a moment and imagine a haunted house. What does it look like? A grand old manor, with a twisted iron gate like jagged teeth? Cracked windows squinting back at you? Perhaps it sits isolated on the crest of a hill, lonely save for the bats…

The Curious Tale Of Gef The Mongoose

“I am a freak. I have hands and I have feet, and if you saw me you’d faint, you’d be petrified, mummified, turned into stone or a pillar of salt!”  Gef Background  I arrived on the windswept shores of the Isle of Man on a Sunday evening in the winter of 1931. The little island…