Did you know that if you spot Nessie, you could win 1500 GBP (around $1980.00 USD)? That’s right. Every year, the Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register takes reports of Nessie sightings at their website. Some of these are credible enough to be accepted into the registry Then, every year, the Register chooses the bestContinue reading “An American has Sighted Nessie…And Nessie is a Girl!”
The persecution of the Covenanters looms large in Scottish memory, as it should. For several decades in the 1600s, the group of Scottish Presbyterians who signed a covenant denouncing both the Pope and English rule, suffered from terrible persecution. And, as any ghost-chaser knows, social and emotional upheaval are two reasons spirits like to stickContinue reading “Unexplained Edinburgh: Bluidy MacKenzie”
Scotland has some amazing hiking. My nephew recently spent a week or so on the West Highland Way with a friend. And, given the size of even the largest Scottish cities, stunning nature is rarely more than a short drive away. In fact, Scotland can be a fantastic place to do any number of uniqueContinue reading “Hike Scotland’s UFO Trail”
If horror movies have taught us anything, it’s that disembodied children’s voices singing nursery rhymes never portend anything good. It’s no wonder, then, that people in Ipswich, Suffolk (UK) were unsettled, to say the least, to hear exactly that. For months, apparently, residents were tormented by the ghostly-sounding voice of a child singing “It’s Raining,Continue reading “Ghostly Voices Recorded in Ipswich”
Every culture has its ghost stories, and some of the most interesting ones come from far-flung places that many of us never get to visit.