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...

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...
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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 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...
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The Ice Saints

"The Others are as dead as the children of the forest , gone eight thousand years. Maester Luwin will tell you they never lived...
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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...

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,...

Year One Project

Ten years ago I first discussed 'Year One' - a project that would reinvestigate and evaluate 'classic' hauntings based on its contemporary evidence rather than what was written after 'Year One'. The project started successfully...

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.

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?