Do 34% Of Brits Believe In Ghosts?

1 November, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Sun newspaper recently commissioned a poll from YouGov to see what percentage of the population believed in paranormal things, such as haunted houses, ghosts, and the ability to communicate with the spirits of the dead. They found that ‘one in four British people (39%) believe that a house can be haunted by some kind of supernatural [...]

How To Survive While Ghost Hunting

31 October, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ghost hunting can be a dangerous hobby, and I’m not just talking about the furniture being thrown at you by invisible angry people or the risk of being possessed by Satan… I started to actively hunt for ghosts at the age of eighteen, and with a small group of others I would visit businesses and homes after the sun had set to see if we [...]

Don Philips Plays The Science Game. Loses.

28 October, 2014 // 12 Comments

According to Mike Lockley of the Birmingham Mail, paranormal researcher Don Philips ‘has allowed scientists to pore over his unique talents and emerged with reputation untarnished.’ When I read this I had to do a double take – readers of my blog may be familiar with the issues I have with Don Philips and his research methods, so [...]

Don’t Be Afraid Of Ouija Boards

26 October, 2014 // 2 Comments

Can Ouija Boards summon demons? No. Are Ouija Boards dangerous? Nope. Can Ouija Board possess you? No, they cannot. The only threat a Ouija Board poses to your health and safety is if someone throws it at your head, sometimes the square boards have sharp corners that could take an eye out if you’re not careful and some people use Ouija [...]

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 [...]

Samuel Kent’s Ghost: What It Means When You Say A Photo Shows A Ghost

24 October, 2014 // 1 Comment

A while ago the photo seen here was posted on Social Media sites and it came to my attention because the person who took the photo lives in the next town over from me and we have mutual friends. Did I know what it was, I was asked. An original of the photo was send to me to examine and I tried to work out what could have caused the oddity 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 [...]
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