‘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 →

‘Not Yet, Not Yet’

If precognition is an individual experiencing a forewarning of things yet to pass, what of those times when the warning seems to come from an outside agency? Many people believe in the idea that there is some greater force watching over us, a force that is capable of intervening with our lives. Indeed, unscrupulous individuals posing... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Place Memory and Residual Hauntings

In 1890, the parapsychologist Edmund Gurney put forth an idea that he coined place memory. At its most basic level, place memory postulates that certain locations are capable of ‘recording’ emotions, sights, and sounds, particularly during times of extreme stress and trauma. If the conditions are right, these recordings can be played back, creating what can... Continue Reading →

An Encounter on the Midland Mainline

Tucked away in the case I found a journal, which appears to have more reports in it, although these are written up in a different style from the rest of the files. At first I thought Dr Gotobed was just jotting down fiction based on his experiences, but the fact they are accompanied by what... Continue Reading →

The Woodcutter’s Son

British folklore has more than its fair share of arcane sylvan entities. From the Apple Tree Man, guardian of the harvest in Somerset, to the Poldies of the Wirral Peninsula, diminutive and mischievous faeries that dwell within the woods, the very islands themselves seem to have a deep connection with rustic spirits. Considering how much... Continue Reading →

Incident at the Temple of Debod

January 9th 1960 It is on this date that construction of the Aswan High Dam across the River Nile in Egypt began in earnest. Its reservoir, Lake Nasser, becomes one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, covering over two thousand square miles; two thousand square miles that were once home to several important... Continue Reading →

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