In some cultures, you only have to worry about getting a lump of coal if you are on the naughty list. If you are from the Alpine region, you better watch out, because Krampus could be coming for you. December 5th is Krampusnaucht
New! 25th November 2023 Reading Time: 4 minutes General, Ghosts Of The Past. 419 views. 0
In this series, I take a look at some historical accounts of ghostly encounters published in newspapers. In this edition, we look at what 'Christmas Ghost Hunting' was said to be like in the early 1900's. We also look at the custom of telling ghost stories at Christmas.
As we wind down for the year, this week I'm going to share my favourite articles I have written this year in 2023! After 8 years of LLIFS I always worry I'll run out of things to write about but it is the opposite. So many choices, and so many questions!
30th October 2023 Reading Time: 7 minutes Famous Paranormal Cases, General, Harry Houdini. 5741 views. 1
Halloween also marks the anniversary of Harry Houdini's death. Before he passed, he had given his wife Bess a secret 'password' that he hoped he would be able to communicate and perform his final escape .... from death. Yearly seances were held, but did the secret word ever come through?
Walking under ladders, black cats crossing your path and broken mirrors. These are just some of the common superstitions that have seemed to become a part of our normal life. Where did they really come from and what is their significance? I look at some popular superstitions and their origins.