Paranormal television

12 June, 2010 // 1 Comment

For nearly as long as I can remember there have been television shows where people go to a haunted location with a night vision camcorder or two, turn off the lights and get scared and then call it a paranormal investigation. Bit of a misrepresentation, but there we go… These shows have always been very entertaining even though some people [...]

How greaseproof paper will fool the hell out of a ghost, and other things…

2 May, 2010 // 3 Comments

Did you know that all it takes to confuse a ghost is a piece of greaseproof paper? As many of you may know, a lot of ghost groups who claim to investigate the paranormal conduct very odd, old and debunked methods to “communicate” with the ghost that is supposed to be haunting the location they’re visiting. These methods include [...]

The house healer

19 April, 2010 // 2 Comments

In the UK we’ve recently been having some wonderful weather which has inspired many to have a spring clean in the hope that it will shift away the winter blues we’ve become so accustomed to of late. However, according to the Daily Mail it might not all be that easy. Apparently many of us find that despite having a spring clean we [...]

How not to be a ghost hunter

9 March, 2010 // 0 Comments

Recently The Sun newspaper ran a piece called ‘A Ghost Hunters Guide’ It touched upon the fact that “wanna-be” ghost hunters can pay to go on a course with Ciaran O’Keefe and Steve Parsons that will teach them how to investigate the paranormal. However, the article left me scratching my head a bit and wondering if the [...]

A look at ornithomancy for valentines day

10 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

I read an article in the Daily mail today that made me chuckle. It’s called: Who’s your lovebird? Our feathered friends are Valentine’s Day fortune tellers. Ornithomancy* is the Ancient Greek practice of reading omens from the actions of birds and according to the Daily Mail it’s the best way to work out who ‘is [...]

You’re telling porkies

5 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

According to Cristina Fernandez, the president of Argentina; pork is a more effective sexual stimulant than Viagra. She claims, in a bid backed by the country’s pork industry leaders, that after tucking into some barbecued chops she and her husband had just spent a fulfilling weekend of marital bliss. The reason? Well, Cristina believes [...]

I went to Bristol and all I got was a 10:23 t-shirt!

2 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

One minute. That is how late I was for my original train to Bristol Temple Meads – the station I was heading to so that I could participate in the Bristol 10:23 homeopathy overdose. It was one of those ‘you have to be kidding?’ moments as I watched my train depart on its way without me. Even the guy at the ticket barrier laughed. [...]
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