Tag Archives: ghost stories

Losing the past

There was an article about the archaeological explorations taking place along the route of HS2, the planned high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham. It highlighted the amazing number of sites being excavated, spanning the human history of the last … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve…

There is a story on the radio… some ghostly tale or other. I never really understood why we tell ghost stories at Christmas. I know it is traditional, but I was never sure how far back it went. I’d done … Continue reading

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Be my Guest: The Czech Republic – The Most Haunted Country in the World? by G. Michael Vasey

As I sit in my office here in Brno, I can see the twin landmarks of this small city situated in Moravia, the southern part of the Czech Republic. The first is Brno Castle sitting atop a natural hill and … Continue reading

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