The “Explain That” Game

Earlier this month I found myself in the unfortunate position of having no choice but to suffer as a radio presenter fired ghost anecdote after ghost anecdote at me. He’d collected them from his listeners and then demanded that I solve them right there on the other end of the telephone while live in air with no prior warning. It was unfair, dull and after the third time that I politely reminded him I couldn’t answer the cases being presented to me because that’s not how this works I’d had enough and regretted agreeing to go on the show in the first place. Continue reading The “Explain That” Game

3 Weird Things That Happened To Me (& Why I Still Don’t Believe In Ghosts)

Every time I speak at a conference or similar event there is a Q&A session directly after my talk and, more often than not, someone will ask me “Have you ever experienced something weird that you cannot explain?” Yes, is the response. I’ve seen some pretty weird shit over the years. Reactions to this answer are usually one of two – if it is a skeptical audience I share what happened and people try to work out what it could have been (which can be interesting), or if it is a believer-orientated audience I share what happened and I’ll be asked another question “Why don’t you believe in ghosts then?” Continue reading 3 Weird Things That Happened To Me (& Why I Still Don’t Believe In Ghosts)

A memory experiment & the Queen

A while ago I asked visitors to my blog to sign up for a quick, easy memory experiment and those willing to take part filled in a form that was emailed to me. Read on to find out more about the experiment and the results. Continue reading A memory experiment & the Queen