Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ghosts of the Olympics! Well, almost.

I’ve just written a short article on the haunted sites near the Olympics village in Stratford, East London. It’s over at Uncanny UK: http://www.uncannyuk.com/986/ghosts-of-stratford-east-london/

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Have security cameras caught a ghost in Wrexham Library?

At approximately 5am on May 10 something odd happened in the arts centre (a gallery space) of Wrexham Library in North Wales. For no apparent reason a bundle of booklets suddenly collapsed and fell off a desk. They were being … Continue reading

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Horror of Gyb Farm – now it’s made of paper!

My new book, ‘The Horror of Gyb Farm: True Ghost Stories from the Pen of F G Lee’¬†has finally become available in print form. Previously it has only been available¬†in Kindle format. The print-on-demand firm I used turned out to … Continue reading

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A week away in historic Essex

Sorry for the lack of posts over the past week – I’ve been away. I went to visit a friend of mine, James, who lives in Writtle, near Chelmsford in Essex. I’ve only been to essex a couple of times … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Whitby – book signing event

If you’re in spooky old Whitby tomorrow you might like to pop in to the Tourist Information Centre, where author Ian Thompson is signing copies of his new book ‘Dracula’s Whitby’ (Amberley Publishing). ‘Dracula’s Whitby’ is a guide to everything … Continue reading

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Haunting Houses

My Spookology article in the July edition of Phenomena Magazine this time focuses on an unusual type of ghost which turns the classic haunted house scenario on its head – the house IS the ghost. In these cases perfectly solid … Continue reading

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Amusing story about a dinosaur-survival lake monster

I bought a job lot of Strand magazines a couple of years ago and have slowly been making my way through them, unearthing gems of fact, fiction and Forteana. I finally finished my persual this week, with copies from 1942 … Continue reading

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Ghost in Perth tea room?

Ghosts on CCTV are a new millennium phenomenon pretty much, which makes them interesting in their own right. I’ll shortly have some exclusive footage of my own to post here but the latest story doing the rounds concerns a tea … Continue reading

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Article on ghosts from The Strand Magazine

I collect Victorian/Edwardian magazines such as The Strand. This is the title page of an article written and drawn by essayist Irvin Montagu on ghosts for the December 1891 edition (the same edition which features the Sherlock Holmes adventure of … Continue reading

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Tragic tales of haunted pools

I recently posted an article on Uncanny UK about lonely bodies of water haunted by wicked spirits of past mischief-makers. More commonly, haunted pools are connected to stories about wronged maidens who drowned themselves in the waters because they were … Continue reading

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