I HAD THE STRANGEST DREAM..

Have you ever had recurring dreams? Those of the sort where you find yourself in the same place and time, the same situation, where the...

WHAT'S THAT NOISE?

As I'm typing this, it's a little after 4 a.m.. My often noisy neighbourhood is quiet, and the house is silent. There is a noise though,...

DO YOU FEEL LUCKY?

The word "Talisman" has been used in the English language since the 1630's, and is derived from the Arabic word "tilsam", and the ancient...

IT WAS JUST A GAME..

Let's take a little trip back in time, to the Victorian era. Many of the things that are so taken for granted now didn't exist then..and...

BALANCING THE STRANGE

When we take our first steps onto our roads into the paranormal field, each of us does so because we are drawn to the subject for a...

GHOST-HUNTER, OR INVESTIGATOR?

Quite often, when we discuss with others our perceived role in this amazing, bottomless field, in which we are all immersed in some way,...

KNOWING WHAT WAS NEVER LEARNED

A rather unusual conversation was had in my workplace recently. Given that my colleagues are all aware of my proclivity for the...

PUTTING THE "I" INTO INVESTIGATION

Self- Awareness (noun): Conscious knowledge of one's own character and feelings This is a topic I've discussed many times in...

PARANORMAL..OR PLACEBO EFFECT?

Anyone who has studied Medicine, or Psychology- and many people who haven't (including me!!) -will have heard of the Placebo Effect. What...

WHY DO WE INVESTIGATE IN THE DARK?

This may sound familiar to you- we load up our cars with our cameras, audio recorders, and monitoring devices, and head off to a location...

POLTERGEISTS OF THE PAST

When I'm not reading, writing, or researching, I quite enjoy occasionally watching a movie. Unsurprisingly, some of my favourite kinds of...

REVISITING OLD FRIENDS

"No book is worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally- and often far more- worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond" C.S....

ARE ANIMALS TELEPATHIC?

Have you ever found yourself wondering if your pet can read your mind? Ever had a moment where your pet just seemed to "know" something...