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 houses and cottages are seen and sometimes even visited only for the witness to shortly afterwards discover that the building became a ruin years ago or never existed before. I highligh several examples of the kind.

The free-to-download mag also features excellent articles on the so-called Shadowmen, ‘End of Times’ true believers, the fascinating Rowtor Rocks in Derbyshire, the alleged curse on the the Spielberg film ‘Poltergeist’ and parapsychology in the realm of UFOs. There is also a review of this years’ Rendlesham UFO Conference among other treats.

Download issue 39 now from http://www.phenomenamagazine.co.uk


About UncannyUK

I am the editor of Uncanny UK (www.uncannyuk.com), a website devoted to British ghosts and folklore. I am the former editor of Paranormal Magazine and the author five books on Welsh folklore. Just launched Apparition Developments, first product of which is Ghost Finder London - an app plotting 300 haunted sites in London for iPhone. I'm a highly experienced journalist and corporate copywriter. I'm an enthusiast on the subjects of UK folklore, the supernatural and antiquities and am fond of old horror and sci-fi movies, cult TV such as Dr Who and I collect Victorian/Edwardian magazines. I also enjoy weird art and macabre literature by the likes of M R James, E F Benson, Algernon Blackwood, W Hope-Hodgson, H P Lovecraft etc. I live in North Wales, which is a very spooky place.
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