The boulder imprisoned an ancient demon that was released as soon as the stone broke. To add insult to injury, anyone who touches the rock is thought to die...
Jacques Cazotte and the Dinner Party of Terror
In 1788, one year before the Reign of Terror began, a writer and would-be mystic was at a dinner party. Jacques Cazotte was a man of standing and was dining with the great and good aristocrats of France, poised to spoil everyone’s appetites.
The Hexham Heads
In 1971, two young boys were digging in the back garden of their family home in Hexham. Deep in the soil, they unearthed two small stone, carved heads which they immediately brought into the house...
Originating in Wales in the 18th and 19th centuries, corpse candles are an omen of death.
Telling the Bees!
Telling the Bees, 1879 Following a death, the list of duties seem endless. From booking the undertaker to choosing the coffin, plot or crematorium, the list of necessities seems endless. But of all of these commitments, the most important of them, the most integral of all, is telling the bees. It’s a matter of tradition,... Continue Reading →
The Great Poundland Spirit Board Debacle
Are Poundland selling a cut-price Ouija board? Better grab our pitch forks, protect the kiddiewinks and alert the local press. The demon apocalypse awaits!
The Gloson: Demon Ghost Pig of Sweden
The Gloson is not just any normal common or garden ghost pig. The Gloson is special creature...
Timothy Clark Smith: The Grave With a Window
Instead of considering glass coffins and mausoleums, physician Timothy Clark Smith had rather more practical ideas...
Hidden Curses and Witch-Graffiti at Norwich Cathedral
Norwich Cathedral, for all its kagools and bored schoolchildren, has some truly fascinating memorials and hidden stories. Trust me.
The Shrieking Pits of Norfolk
Framed by poppy fields and arable farming, these chocolate-box villages conceal an ancient evil, deep within their land.