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Is there anyone working out there?

Astronomers plan to listen for noise made by alien factories using the first UK telescope dedicated to the search for extra-terrestrials. The EAAROCIBO project – launched by a group of scientists and businessmen based in East Anglia – aims to … Continue reading

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Radar & UAPs – a new resource

For 2021 I have launched a new resource on my website that is dedicated to Radar, UAPs and other anomalies related to radar detection systems. The case studies range from anomalous ‘angels‘ detected by the earliest RDF sets in the … Continue reading

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Rendlesham UFOs 40th anniversary: The Man from the Ministry speaks for the first time

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of Britain’s best known UFO legend, when unidentified Christmas lights haunted the sky above Suffolk’s Rendlesham forest. Books, TV dramas and films have portrayed the sightings reported by groups of US air force personnel … Continue reading

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The Real UFO Project

Christmas 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of the Rendlesham Forest mystery, Britain’s best known UFO legend. To mark the event I have contributed a chapter to a new book co-edited by John Burroughs, one of the original USAF airmen witnesses … Continue reading

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THE STONES OF THE CROOKED GLEN

A Halloween story published by The Guardian newspaper reveals how a group of mysterious stones continue to be venerated in a remote Scottish glen. The Tigh nam Bodach or House of the Cailliche (Old Woman) is a small rocky shrine … Continue reading

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Two Podcasts: All About UFOs and Covid-19 folklore

Children’s publisher Usborne have reissued the classic 1977 title All About UFOs from The World of the Unknown series. The UFO title is the second in the series to be brought back through popular demand (a companion volume on ghosts … Continue reading

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25 years ago: Alien film a FAKE says movie wizard

25 years ago crowds gathered to see the world premiere of the ‘alien autopsy‘ film at an international UFO congress held at Sheffield Hallam University. At the time I was journalist at the Sheffield Star and according to expert Philip … Continue reading

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Won’t Get Fooled Again?: The alien autopsy film (2006)

This piece originally appeared in the Flyingsaucery column of Fortean Times 210 (2006) to mark the release of the movie Alien Autopsy. UFOlogists are always keen to play down the amount of hoaxing that goes on within the subject and … Continue reading

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Britain’s Ritual Protection Marks

‘Witch marks‘ is a relatively new term popularly used to describe a range of ritual protective marks and charms that are carved and etched into the structure of churches, grand buildings and caves in Britain and elsewhere. I have summarised … Continue reading

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Going ‘out there’ in SoCal: Fortean Traveller

One year ago, in June 2019,  I spent a week on the road in southern California  with friends Dr Tom Clark and Professor Chris Bader seeking out UFO contactee cults, quirky museums and modern ghost-hunters. Our account of the trip, … Continue reading

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