On the Western outskirts of Whitby, sits an inconsequential little stone seat.
The Petrol Station Pet Cemetery
Probably the last place one would expect to find a pretty little pet cemetery is a garage forecourt, but such a site existed in Kent for some time.
The Rocky Horror Coffin Clock
It's astounding. Time is fleeting. Madness takes its toll...
The Body in the Catacombs
A labyrinth of tunnels and passageways snake and criss-cross for miles beneath the French capital, with countless inhabitants of their own.
The Roadside Grave of Betsy Smith, Kenilworth
The dead are everywhere. You can’t avoid them. Under city buildings and railway lines, gardens and churches. As centuries pass, memorials are removed, with the land re-used for new purposes, the graves rarely rediscovered, let alone re-marked. However, what of those too poor to ever have their own headstone, or even their own grave? Pits... Continue Reading →
The Wonderful World of Winged Cats
The UK has several recorded accounts of ‘winged cats’, first originating in the 19th century.
What’s in the Box? Oliver Plunkett’s Head
It’s about time we revisited some famous severed heads, as I’m sure you’ll agree, its been far too long.
Cursed Jewels: The Hope Diamond
If its history and legends are to be believed, the Hope Diamond is not only priceless, but CURSED.
The Whale Graveyard in the Desert
By the side of the Pan-American Highway is the Atacama desert, a cool and arid region in northern Chile. The nearest water source is nearly half a mile away. So why on earth are there 75 whale skeletons beached in the sand?
Walter Summerford: The Unluckiest Man in the World
Not only was he struck by lightning multiple times in his life, but once more after his death for good measure.