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Predictions and hopes for the paranormal field in 2024

26th December 2023 Reading Time: 6 minutes General. 750 views. 0

It is the end of an era! Whether you have been investigating for 30 years or this is your first year, you are probably starting to think about what to aim for next year. So in the 'spirit' of things, these are my predictions of what I think we will see in the field and my hopes for the paranormal field in 2024 on both a personal and general level.

The Yule Lads

17th December 2023 Reading Time: 3 minutes General, Famous Paranormal Cases. 472 views. 0

In 1746, parents were officially banned from scaring their kids with tales of the Yule Lads. In the 13 nights leading up to Christmas, leave an empty shoe on your windowsill where the lads will leave you a present .... if you have been good. It is rotten potatoes for those on the naughty list!

Krampus

1st December 2023 Reading Time: 3 minutes General. 2897 views. 0

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

Haunted Magazine Issue 40 Sneak Peek

30th November 2023 Reading Time: 4 minutes General. 556 views. 0

A sneak peek at some of the features you can expect in the upcoming issue of Haunted Magazine #40

Ghosts Of The Past: Christmas Ghost Hunting

25th November 2023 Reading Time: 4 minutes General, Ghosts Of The Past. 682 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.

LLIFS: The best of 2023

19th November 2023 Reading Time: 3 minutes General. 649 views. 0

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! 

Am I dreaming?

18th November 2023 Reading Time: 6 minutes General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know. 1456 views. 0

An experience I had waking up the other night and seeing something that ultimately wasn't there inspired me to look once again at hypnopompic hallucinations.

A ghostly game of chess

11th November 2023 Reading Time: 5 minutes General, Famous Paranormal Cases. 1371 views. 0

In 1985, amateur chess player Wolfgang Eisenbeiss, arranged a match of chess between two grandmasters. The twist? One of them was deceased.

Looking at popular theories from a different perspective

3rd November 2023 Reading Time: 6 minutes General, Paranormal Theories. 1887 views. 0

Let's discuss paranormal theories and how we can look at them from a different perspective to change the way we think about the paranormal.

The secret word is .......

30th October 2023 Reading Time: 7 minutes Famous Paranormal Cases, General, Harry Houdini. 6085 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?