The Magic Roundabout was a curious and brilliant children’s TV show that ran from 1965-1977 with relentless repeats throughout the following decades
The Debatable Haunting of the Basano Vase
Clutch your mugs tight, your ornaments closer, but be wary of clenching your glassware. Introducing the true terror of cursed homewares; the Basano Vase.
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Spooky Boardgames for Winter Nights
How to survive a pandemic in winter? Board games. Ghosts, vampires and tiny plastic frogs have got your back.
Cora L. V. Scott – Medium, Spiritualist, Icon.
This week on Burials and Beyond, I’d like to introduce you to Cora L V Scott, one of the most influential mediums in the 19thcentury spiritualist movement and the most famous Victorian you’ve never heard of.
Invoking the Owlman
England in the 1970s; disco, flares, chilled bottles of blue nun...
And a six-foot owl man.
Cemetery Festivities in Finland
As ‘Burials and Beyond’ is first and foremost, a personal blog, I hope you’ll indulge me as I recount my recent experiences in Finland, remembering the dead at Christmas-time. On Christmas Day 2017, I found myself not at home with my family, but around 1000 miles away in Helsinki, Finland. It is a... Continue Reading →
Satan Speaks: The Devil’s Handwriting
The Devil’s answers have never been deciphered as they follow no known, coherent languages...
Born With a Veil: The Curious Talisman of the Caul
Like most twenty-somethings, I am in possession of a 100 year old amniotic sac. Thanks to this slice of dried-out tissue, I’ve never feared drowning...
St Botolph’s, Skidbrooke
When beginning a new project or blog, its all too easy to overthink. Will my content be too niche? Will readers find me boring? So, with feelings of gentle accessibility in mind, let’s kick things off with a trip to a charming local landmark… Exploring the ‘DEMON CHURCH’ St Botolph’s, Skidbrooke As a... Continue Reading →