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The statistics behind ghosts

The marvellous "Apparitions" by GNM Tyrrell is a book that has been a constant companion through my life as a ghost hunter/paranormal explorer. I...

Stonehenge Solstice from 1874 with Love

We have all seen the photos and footage of revellers at the rise of the sun on the longest day of the year at...

Wizards of Weston Park

Shooting the breeze..I recently visited Sheffield's Weston Park Museum's latest exhibition 'Magic Tricks', although no doubt compiled to coincide with the six weeks holidays,...

14 years of digital photographs

Its amazing what a new year and website can do. I’ve started going through the huge amounts of digital photographs I have stored on several home computers, CDs, back up devices, USB storage etc.
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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...

The Billington Ghostly Carnival

“Millions of spiritualists find their Mecca just now in a little farmhouse which lies seven miles north of Rutland, Vermont. It is the home...

The self-publishing demise

Something dawned on me as I was browsing through my library. I was researching a ghost sighting in Scunthorpe and then I realised – what has happened to self-publishing?

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...

Interview with Frank Podmore

The year is 1892, and I am blessed to be interviewing Frank Podmore of the Society of Psychical Research and co-author with Frederick Myers...

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.