Category Archives: Strange Places

The Jersey Devil

I’m fascinated by the Pine Barrens and have been since I first learned about the place years ago. This huge expanse of forest smothers a large chunk of southern New Jersey and, within it, all manner of unnerving stories reside. … Continue reading

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The Jersey Devil and the Big Problem with Paranormal Authors

I have a guest article up at Hayley Stevens’ excellent blog about the Jersey Devil and the how generally terrible ghost books’ research is. It’s an interesting topic and a great blog so go check it out. Let’s start with North America’s … Continue reading

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Haunted Flat for Rent in Glasgow?

This was noticed by an eagle-eyed user of a busy forum. Other than a particularly monstrous estate agent, I have no idea what could cause such an unnerving shadow. Feel free to leave your theories below, rational or irrational. For more research into real-life cases please … Continue reading

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Ghost Child Appears in Liverpool Orphanage Window

This is currently one of The Mirror’s most popular stories – probably due to it being published on Friday the 13th. I’ve seen a lot of supposed ghost photographs and, honestly, this is one of the worst. I can’t even … Continue reading

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Death and Mystery at the Winchester Mansion

Madness, séances, death, ghosts, guns, strange symbolism, architecture directed by terror—Sarah Winchester’s San Jose home ticks a Hell of a lot of bizarre boxes. Even if you aren’t interested in the paranormal, the house is such an intriguing and unique … Continue reading

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New Ghost Snap at the Skirrid Mountain Inn

Wales’ Skirrid Mountain Inn is no stranger to weird and wonderful goings-on, and now a new photograph has reignited this aged hostelry’s infamous reputation. Elaine Williams, Medium Leigh Gameson, and some friends stayed overnight there recently, conducting an investigation into … Continue reading

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Welcome to Wilderness Heights

There’s a rather interesting post up at the blog Not Yet Published concerning the rather nefarious Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard. She ran a nightmarish hospital called Wilderness Heights in the early 1900s, specialising in fasting. I hadn’t heard of her before, and … Continue reading

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