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Return of Spring-heeled Jack?

Spring-heeled Jack, the legendary bogeyman familiar to students of British folklore, has been invoked by news of an extraordinary experience with a road ghost in Surrey. Scott Martin and his family told the Surrey Comet they were confronted by a ‘dark … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods (again)

The Rendlesham forest UFO mystery is back in the headlines, after the Sunday Telegraph published a summary of my exclusive interview with the former Bentwaters Base Commander, Ted Conrad. Col Conrad, now retired to his native Texas, has broken a quarter … Continue reading

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Celtic curse tested?

BBC Scotland has reported the latest on the campaign to protect the Tigh nam Bodach pagan shrine in the Highlands from a hydro-electric dam scheme. The stones, hidden in remote Glenlyon, featured in my 1996 book with Andy Roberts, Twilight … Continue reading

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Twilight of the Celtic Gods?

A posting on the Modern Antiquarian Forum has highlighted a threat to what some have called the last surviving “ancient and uninterrupted link to our Celtic heritage.” Plans have been lodged for a series of huge hydro-electric schemes on the Auch … Continue reading

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