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My Top Reads of 2014

27 December, 2014 // 0 Comments

UPDATED: To add The Martian by Andy Weir to the book, which I read after writing this (but still during 2014) This post is inspired by a similar one written by Samanta Stein. I received a Tablet for Christmas 2013 on which I have the Kindle App which saw the amount of books I got through in 2014 rocket. There are so many books that I have read [...]

Ghosts For Christmas

24 December, 2014 // 0 Comments

As a self confessed ghost geek I am really interested in modern paranormal phenomena of all shapes and sizes. I also love reading ghost stories, with The End of The Line being one of the best books I read in 2914. It’s an anthology of horror stories based on or around underground railway systems which I bought because the real life ghost [...]

Have You Seen A Fairy? Share Your Experience!

13 November, 2014 // 0 Comments

Reports from the lost FIS archives When I saw that ‘Seeing Fairies – From the Lost Archives of the Fairy Investigation Society‘ by Marjorie T Johnson had been published I bought a copy and read it immediately. My first love will always be ghosts, and monsters come in at a close second (I love you, Nessie!), but there is [...]

REVIEW: The Longleat House Ghost Tour

25 October, 2014 // 0 Comments

Something strange has happened to Longleat Safari Park. A vampire has taken up residence in the Bat Cave, enormous pumpkins are sprouting up all around the grounds, a coven of witches have taken up residence in the main hall of the beautiful Longleat House and things that ought to lurk only in the shadows have taken to roaming the corridors in the [...]

Trick Or Treat?

23 October, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s just one week until Halloween and I have several things I would like to share with readers of my blog. On Monday (Oct 27th) I will be in the BBC Radio Wiltshire studio for their Haunted Wiltshire week-long feature in the run up to Halloween. The lunchtime show starts to broadcast at 12:30pm and you can listen online here. Then, on [...]

A Public Advisory re: Black-Eyed Children

7 October, 2014 // 0 Comments

Following on from its recent Front Page news items about the plague of black-eyed children ghosts into the UK The Daily Star have team together with the UK’s top Paranormal Experts to bring you an advisory of other similar warnings. A list of things that are best to avoid are included below. Do not let these enter your homes for fear of [...]

Sexism: A Symptom Of Skepticism?

12 September, 2014 // 1 Comment

I am a skeptic because I evaluate claims using skepticism and rational inquiry but I do not identify with the skeptic movement for reasons I have stated previously on my blog. Today an article on Buzzfeed by Mark Oppenheimer asked the question ‘Will Misogyny Bring Down The Atheist Movement?‘ As Betteridge’s law of headlines [...]
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