Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ghost Ships Ahoy!

The media is continually awash with old legends revived for a new audience and modern legends that are in the process of creation.  This item by Jon Henley, from Guardian G2 (27 March 2012), resurrects a motif found in nautical folklore … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Solway Spaceman?

Retired fire fighter Jim Templeton died on 27 November last year. His name will mean little to all but the more ardent students of Forteana and UFOlogy. But the ‘freak’ photograph he took in May 1964 on the Solway Marshes, … Continue reading

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Emails from the dead

Supernatural folklore is a dynamic force. It adapts to new technology but incorporates traditional beliefs that date back thousands of years. Soon after the invention of photography in the 1850s, the first photographs of spirits appeared. Following the invention of … Continue reading

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Fireball lights up northern sky

Hundreds of people reported seeing a fireball meteor that lit up the night sky across parts of northern England at 9.40 p.m. on Saturday, 3 March. Some excellent footage of the fireball has been posted on YouTube and can be … Continue reading

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