The Thunder Drum

October 31st 2006 The following handwritten document was recovered from the body of one Professor Alana Fowler, head of Acoustic and Auditory science at Reading University. She disappeared over three decades ago, in March of 1975, at the same time as her husband was found strangled in the master bedroom of their spacious home in... Continue Reading →

Of The Crows

As a paranormal researcher, it is often presumed that my waking hours are filled with the strangest of events from the moment I wake until the moment I slumber. This is not true. Whilst I have personally witnessed several examples of most unusual phenomena, they have been few and far between. After all, these things... Continue Reading →

The USS Lioness

On the 3rd of November 1911 construction begins on the USS Lioness, a bulk cargo ship built by the Newport Ship Building and Dry Dock Company designed to carry coal and other supplies for naval use. The second of her class of five colliers, she is launched on the 15th of October 1912. Two years later she... Continue Reading →

A Weird Weekend in High Wycombe

In the summer of 2014, Friday the 11th of July to be precise, a series of strange lights are spotted in the skies above the small village of Downley on the outskirts of High Wycombe. These lights are witnessed by at least two dozen people, including a troupe of boy scouts out for an early... Continue Reading →

Mr Prickles

'Ring-a-ring o’ roses, A pocket full of posies, A-tishoo! A-tishoo! We all fall down!' The above is a common nursery rhyme that can be heard in various forms throughout playgrounds across the globe. Its origins and meaning are lost to antiquity, although at some point in the 20th Century the rhyme began to be associated... Continue Reading →

‘A Nice Little Curio’

In the field of paranormal research, one of the more well-known subjects one will encounter is that of so-called ‘cursed objects’. From the famous sarcophagus of the Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun, allegedly responsible for several tragic deaths since its discovery, to the limestone statue known as ‘the Woman of Lemb’, which apparently kills all who touch... Continue Reading →

The Keepers of the Luminosity

Once again I have to thank my friend Alexander McCulloch for his help with restoring this entry - C.R. Eric Peterson is born in 1974 in Ontario, Canada, to a small yet hardworking household of lapsed Catholics. He leaves school at the age of 18 and takes a job as an apprentice for a local... Continue Reading →

The Peculiar Fate of Professor Harper

After my graduation in 1989 I was introduced to one Professor Joanne Harper. Professor Harper was one of the leading lights in the field of psychical research at the time; a pioneer, if you will. It was her diligent research that led to the exposure of the controversial medium Madame Brass, and her work on... Continue Reading →

Here Be Dragons

This file was in quite bad shape when I found it, and I'd like to thank my good friend Alexander McCulloch for his help in restoring it to something resembling readable - C.R. Bodmin Moor is located in the north east of Cornwall. Roughly 200 square kilometres in size, the moor is home to dramatic... Continue Reading →

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