Originating in Wales in the 18th and 19th centuries, corpse candles are an omen of death.
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 →
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!
Instead of considering glass coffins and mausoleums, physician Timothy Clark Smith had rather more practical ideas...
Norwich Cathedral, for all its kagools and bored schoolchildren, has some truly fascinating memorials and hidden stories. Trust me.
Framed by poppy fields and arable farming, these chocolate-box villages conceal an ancient evil, deep within their land.
Taphophobia. The fear of being buried alive. The subject of nightmares since time immemorial. With today’s modern medicine, there’s little chance of these fears becoming reality, however, for many centuries, it was a very real threat.
While spirit snowmen are a thing of horror fiction, it would seem that ghostly chickens have their claws firmly lodged in the niche echelons of British folklore...
The photo of The Brown Lady of Raynham hall is not just one of Britain’s most famous spectral photographs, but world-renowned. Since its development in 1936, the ghostly image of the Brown Lady descending the stairs of the Norfolk country house has been widely circulated irrefutable proof of ghosts’ existence.