Tag Archives: Peak District

Lore & Legend on The Pennine Way

The mysterious Longdendale Lights and other legends of Derbyshire’s Peak District will feature in a new BBC series marking the 50th anniversary of The Pennine Way. First opened in 1965, the 268-mile trail stretches from Edale in the High Peak … Continue reading

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On the trail of the phantom copter

The Daily Mirror has published the results of my Freedom of Information research on the phantom helicopter mystery that plagued British police forty years ago. The full story was published in Britain’s X-traordinary Files and a summary can be found … Continue reading

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Going Underground

‘…What lies beneath? We walk on the crust, above a hollow earth where dragons of the elder time live on…one step down are the caves that open on plains of eternal summer when the upper world is stiff with snow…’ … Continue reading

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Mystery Booms

It’s a familiar story. Police and emergency services inundated with phone calls from concerned members of the public who have heard or seen something unfamiliar in the sky. Last month it was a spectacular fireball meteor.  This month it was … Continue reading

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