Ghosts For Christmas

Note: This was written in 2014 with updates made in subsequent years.

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 2014. It’s an anthology of horror stories based on or around underground railway systems which I bought because the real life ghost stories from the London Underground are scary and have always fascinated me. Click on the London Underground link to watch a fascinating documentary about the ghosts. Continue reading Ghosts For Christmas

Don’t Be Afraid Of Ouija Boards

Can Ouija Boards summon demons? Are Ouija Boards dangerous? Can Ouija Board possess you? No. 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 Boards in dark rooms with candles lit which can pose a fire risk if knocked over. Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid Of Ouija Boards

Review: Scary Monsters & Super Freaks

Dom JolyWhen I found out that Dom Joly had written a book about his adventures as a monster hunter I knew immediately that I had to read it, but I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would it make a mockery of cryptozoology? Was Joly a believer in all sorts of weird things who accepted nonsense as evidence? I didn’t know. The book is called Scary Monsters & Super Creeps, is available on Amazon and is a great book. There are no ground breaking discoveries in its pages, and there are several errors (Adrian Shine, for example, is renamed Adrian Shiner) and anyone looking for serious crypto-zoological research wouldn’t find it here, but I recommend the book nonetheless. Continue reading Review: Scary Monsters & Super Freaks