Musings

Ghost Event Company In Being-Insensitive Shocker!

22 March, 2015 // 2 Comments

Simply Paranormal UK, who charge the public to attend ghost-hunting themed events at allegedly haunted places across the country (“act like what them people on the TV do for a night and pay us for the privilege”) have caused offense after referring to a now-closed mental health treatment centre as a “lunatic asylum” in [...]

Weakly Ghost Bulletin: A Conclusion

8 March, 2015 // 1 Comment

For the last nine weeks I have been scouring the news to find the worst ghost related news items to report on. It has been quite a depressing experience that doesn’t bring very much to the table but from which I have drawn a number of interesting conclusions, as follows. It seems that the ghost hunting community has changed a lot since I was [...]

When Ghost Investigators See Ghosts

7 March, 2015 // 1 Comment

The investigator is supposed to be a rational figure who enters the scene, looks at the evidence and solves the case with an explanation that was right in front of everyone the whole time. Yet sometimes the investigator becomes an eye-witness. I sometimes see ghosts. I don’t believe that they are the souls of dead people who have somehow [...]

Just A Believer Deep Down*

24 February, 2015 // 4 Comments

A popular reaction to the piece I wrote regarding comments made by Amy Bruni has been to assume that I believe in psychics and that I was writing from that perspective. Some even went as far as suggesting that “deep down” I was a believer even if I claim otherwise. The truth is that I don’t believe in psychics, or the ghosts [...]

Thoughts On The “Religion Flies Planes Into Buildings” Bullshit

14 February, 2015 // 1 Comment

Terrorism, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) is ‘the threatened or actual use of illegal force and violence by a non-state actor to attain a political, economic, religious or social goal through fear, coercion, or intimidation’. According to the GTI, in 2014 alone 17,958 people were killed in terrorist attacks which is 61% [...]

Weakly Ghost Bulletin #6

13 February, 2015 // 0 Comments

GHOST CAUGHT IN PHOTO BEHIND MUSICIANS Many people are convinced that the photo above (as well as a series of other photos that can be seen by BELOW) show a ghostly figure in the window at the back of the room. The “figure” appears to move across the window in different shots but event though it does look quite odd it’s most [...]

Take Action: Don’t Criminalise Sex-Selective Abortion

3 February, 2015 // 3 Comments

I don’t know whether or not I would have an abortion and I don’t know if I would have an abortion based upon predicted gender. I’ve never been in that position and I’ve never had to make that choice. Perhaps I wouldn’t care either way what gender my child was? Either way, I’m not egotistical enough to think that [...]

Weakly Ghost Bulletin #4

1 February, 2015 // 2 Comments

It’s time for the last Weakly Ghost Bulletin (WGB) of January 2015 and, all in all, January has been a pretty average month when it comes to silly ghost stories making the press. Last week’s WGB was a bit weirder than average because Lee Brickley went on one of his attention seeking sprees and claimed that a Slenderman-like spirit or [...]
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