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Living Lore: Murder, Ghosts and Sainthood in Offchurch ~ Gary Stocker

Gary Stocker shares the story of a murder, a ghost and a saint… whose legend I explore at the end of Gary’s post: In the Warwickshire village of Offchurch in the 1650s a man was stabbed to death in a … Continue reading

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A Cistercian Abbey

I spent much of my childhood within walking distance of the ruins of Kirkstall Abbey, a place where history and legends seem to meld into a story perfectly designed to capture the imagination of a child. The abbey sits amid … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Ghostly Re-enactment of the Battle of Edgehill ~ Gary Stocker

The secondary school which I attended, Kineton High, was in sight of Edgehill, where the first major battle of the British Civil War was fought. A story used to go around October time, during the Michaelmas Term, about how if … Continue reading

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Whitby Weekend: A Coastline of Ghosts

It felt odd driving down the steep hill to Runswick Bay. I had walked down… and back up… that hill so many times before, equipped with a bucket and spade or a fossil hammer, skipping along beside my grandparents. Little … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The unquiet spirit of Moll Bloxham ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. Moll Bloxham … Continue reading

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Melancholy #writephoto

* Stirring memory Inexplicable sadness Forgotten ghosts pass *

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Being Haunted… A True Story in Time for Halloween ~ Susie Lindau

Reblogged from Susie Lindau’s Wild Ride: Most think being haunted requires a creaky old house where a person died unexpectedly. The shock of a fall, suicide, or murder traps them between our world and the next. They believe these lost … Continue reading

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Elusive realities and strange encounters: Will you share your story..?

This post also exists as a ‘page’ in the menu, but as so many people now read on devices where the menu headings are not immediately visible, I thought it might be an idea to share it again here… there … Continue reading

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Illusions #midnighthaiku

* Hunting for success Lives spent pursuing shadows Only ghosts remain *  

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Rifts in reality?

There was a fleeting conversation that got me thinking again on something I have pondered over for a long time. There are lots of ghost stories flitting about, wafting their sheets for our delight, some making us shiver even more … Continue reading

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