A ghost spoke to me.

21 May, 2010 // 12 Comments

Recently I helped to co-ordinate an event at the reputedly haunted Llandoger Trow public house in Bristol as part of ‘Weird events.’ We had guests with us at the location and one of them had a digital dictaphone recording the evening. He send me this file on which he claims there is a voice saying “Hello Hayley” after I say [...]

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? Well, if you were at my talk in Bristol on June 30th you will already know this because you were in the very wonderful audience that I gave the tip to but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t read on. Actually, firstly I should take a moment to say thank you [...]

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 [...]

Go preach to your congregation, not us.

13 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

I don’t get it. I just don’t understand why the leaders of different religions think that I would be interested in what they have to say. As I type this I’m wearing a T-shirt with the words ‘There’s probably no god so stop worrying and enjoy your life’ across the front of it. This is recognisable as the slogan [...]

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 [...]
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