Infighting: reflections from my childhood

2 April, 2013 // 1 Comment

When I was young I would often get into fights with the kids from other streets in the village I grew up in. The kids in my street would considered ourselves to often be ‘at war’ with the kids from the next street over and I can remember my parents constantly telling me off after fights and explaining how the best action was [...]

ThinkCon Interview

28 March, 2013 // 1 Comment

An interview that I did at ThinkCon on March 16th has just been published. I was interviewed by Andrew Holding about ghost hunting and the themes that featured in my talk and you can listen to the interview here. . A big thank you to Andrew and those who make ThinkCon happen – it was a great event with a whole variety of talks throughout the [...]

Thoughts on the Dorset Monkey

27 March, 2013 // 1 Comment

News broke earlier this week of a monkey sighting in the Dorchester area of Dorset reported by a 17-year-old girl who said ‘‘It looked about the size of a small gorilla. It was walking like one as well, using its arms and feet. It was such a shock I couldn’t believe what I was seeing at first. I managed to get a photo but it quickly went [...]

Most Haunted at tea time? Not on Ofcom’s watch!

18 March, 2013 // 0 Comments

A tea time broadcasting of an old episode of Most Haunted at Chatham dockyard has been ruled as in breach of the broadcasting code because alleged psychic Derek Acorah was shown to be supposedly possessed by the spirits of a dead child who had been whipped, as well as the woman who it is claimed was responsible for the death of the child. Ofcom [...]

I’m a ghost hunter, get me out of here

15 March, 2013 // 2 Comments

This afternoon after I finish work I will be jumping straight onto a train and making my way to Cambridge. Tomorrow at 11am I am speaking at ThinkCon (part of the Cambridge Science Festival) with my talk entitled ‘I’m a ghost hunter, get me out of here!’. Tickets are sold out, but I am told that if you walk up they make be able [...]

Reflection: Something I wrote when I was 19

12 March, 2013 // 0 Comments

I just found this ‘my story’ written by me when I was 19 years old for my old blog. It was written shortly after I realised I no longer believed in ghosts, psychics and an afterlife. I wanted to post it here because it makes for interesting reflection on how I was treated by others for turning my back on old beliefs. At the end of this [...]

Ghost Killer

6 March, 2013 // 0 Comments

This is why, when a skeptic is present, ghosts do nothing. Ever sat in a glass divination session with the glass whizzing around only for it to stop when a skeptic is present? Ghosts are scared of being killed. The “doubt” thing we skeptics do, it’s just a cover up. When nobody is looking BAM! ghost murder, and then comes the [...]
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