Monthly Archives: June 2012

Shaun of the Dread

Shaun Histed-Todd was introduced to me at the CFZ’s Weird Weekend by Jon Downes and Richard Freeman and I just had time to use his amazing artwork in Paranormal Magazine before it was sold on. There’s no point in trying … Continue reading

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The last home of the fairies in England?

Very remiss in not plugging Mark Davies’s article over on the main Uncanny UK site before now. Mark’s contributed another piece of Sussex folklore (previously he wrote about a water dragon), this time involving the fairies, an ancient prehistoric site … Continue reading

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Cthulhu tattoos!

Weird Tales is showcasing a gallery of tattoos inspired by H P Lovecraft’s demonic creation Cthulhu. They range from the typically tentacled horror you’d expect – top – to amusingly cutesy versions, including the Hello Kitty Cthulhu you see above. … Continue reading

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Edmund Dulac – The Haunted Palace

About time we had some more artwork on this blog. Here is a masterpiece by one of the great art nouveau book illustrators.

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The Green Lady goes for a stroll

The latest article on Uncanny UK is by an old friend of the website, Lincolnshire folklore enthusiast Sean McNeaney. Sean revisits the well-known apparition of ‘the Green Lady of Thorpe Hall’ but highlights an encounter with the ghost – if … Continue reading

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Spectral Birds and other spooks

My latest ‘Spookology’ article in Phenomena Magazine focuses in on some of the extraordinary ghostly phenomena to be found in the works of Frederick George Lee. It continues to amaze me that so few of the true-life ghost stories this … Continue reading

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Welcome to a new writer – Mark Davies

My plea for new writers for Uncanny UK got an immediate response from two people I’m delighted to have on board. Well-known Liverpudlian author of ghost books and graphic novels John Reppion got in touch to say he’d be happy … Continue reading

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