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Haunting Halloween Countdown: Borley Rectory, the Most Haunted House in England

Join me as I take a trip back in time to visit “the most haunted house in England”… “Some houses are born bad.” So wrote Shirley Jackson in The Haunting of Hill House, and she might have been talking about Borley Rectory, in Essex, England. The house seemed to have a bad reputation from the… Continue reading Haunting Halloween Countdown: Borley Rectory, the Most Haunted House in England

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The Dark and the Damned: St Ann’s Well Gardens, Brighton & Hove

The modern world is responsible for some curious contrasts. Go to any town centre or industrial area, and you’ll be caught up in the noise and bustle that characterises modern urban life. Walk or drive just a short distance from that same urban sprawl, however, and you might find something older, odder, and infinitely more… Continue reading The Dark and the Damned: St Ann’s Well Gardens, Brighton & Hove

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The Dark and the Damned: The Bath Arms, Brighton

Join me as I travel to Brighton, where I find that sometimes you don’t come for the ghosts, but the ghosts come for you… And what a post this is. I can truthfully report that I have finally experienced something genuinely creepy – something that was, if not quite inexplicable, at least a little odd… Continue reading The Dark and the Damned: The Bath Arms, Brighton

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The Dark and the Damned: Villa De Vecchi, Cortenova, Italy

The first in an occasional series in which I explore reputedly haunted places… High in the mountains north of Lecco, tucked away by the side of a little-travelled road, there is a house. If you drove past at speed, you might not notice it at all. If you did see it, you’d probably dismiss it… Continue reading The Dark and the Damned: Villa De Vecchi, Cortenova, Italy