Monthly Archives: October 2011

Top 50 Most Haunted Places in Britain – daily countdown

So what was my Hallowe’en article? Well, it’s the first post in my own personal roster of what I consider the Top 50 most haunted places in Britain. As I say, it’s very much a personal choice. My criteria are … Continue reading

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Spookiest coincidence this year

No one’s going to believe that I didn’t plan this but when I uploaded my Hallowe’en article I discovered that it was the six-hundred-and-sixty-sixth article on Uncanny UK. I only knew because the URL of each article generated includes the … Continue reading

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Devilishly good T-shirts – I hope!

I have just opened a Zazzle store, using some of the weird imagery in my collection of… um… weird imagery. So far I’m just doing T-shirts and for that reason I’ve called the store DevilMayWear. But no doubt mugs, mousemats … Continue reading

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The perfect hotels for a spooky break

Wesley McDermott of the website Haunted Hotels has kindly created for Uncanny UK a list of the top 10 best places to stay over Hallowe’en. His roster of the top 10 haunted hotels in England include Georgian townhouses, 16th century … Continue reading

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The October edition of Phenomena Magazine

Once again I find I have neglected to promote Phenomena Magazine, despite having an article in it! Shame on me, for the October edition maintains its excellent reputation. My own contribution is the second part of my ‘Spookology’ article on … Continue reading

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Uncanny quote

“Of all the things which the brain will grasp the last will be itself.” Arthur Conan Doyle

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Uncanny Pic: Max Klinger’s pterodactyl

A stunning example of cryptozoological art, this image of a pterodactyl making off with a lady’s glove is by Max Klinger, a German artist of the 19th century. This comes from his picture cycle made between 1878/81 about the adventures … Continue reading

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