Most Haunted at Ostrich Inn

In my article about The Ostrich Inn being haunted by "Britain's first serial killers" - see here - I discovered that The Ostrich Inn's...

Too scared to read

With the advent of writing my first major book on ghosts, it’s made me address my early influences and how they’ve shaped my approaches to paranormal investigation.
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The Bishop’s House, Sheffield

One of the first cases I investigated transpired at a medieval building in Sheffield called “The Bishop’s House”. As well as being one of...
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Syderstone reopened and the Ghosts of Old Somerset

In June 1833, the small, quiet Norfolk village of Syderstone hit the national headlines after a reported six weeks of strange occurrences. Centred on...
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Shoe Factory Ghost – 1970s

Another trip down memory lane and this time to 1970s Birmingham and to the demolished factory of Thomas Haddon and Stokes. One witness...

The Emily Problem

"The entire town seems to be behind the idea of Emily. She is described as a happy ghost, which seems to put people at...

Flashing Flowers, Glowing Owls

I’m always intrigued by really leftfield mysteries, and this one certainly seems incredibly bizarre. While researching in the Gentleman’s Magazine of 1789, I discovered a “Botanical Discovery”.
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American Ghost Stories

It has been quite a busy yeah but for all the wrong reasons. Last year I completed three manuscripts and began on two...

A 1934 ghost hunt with a spiritualist medium

While exploring the archives there are many tales of students, groups of gentlemen and spiritualists investigating haunted homes and ghosts. One such house that came...

Old Haunting Ground

Today I visited an old haunting ground of mine. The Cross Keys Inn is one of the oldest pubs in Sheffield and being the only one built on holy ground.