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Time-slipping beneath the Dark and Lonely Waters

‘I have heard one definition of haunting saying we are haunted by that which we cannot or cannot completely understand.’ These words of wisdom, spoken by England’s greatest living wizard Alan Moore open The Cult of Water, a dreamy, hypnotic … Continue reading

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Dead Flows the Don

Dr David Clarke of Sheffield Hallam University appeared on a BBC Radio 3 documentary about the River Don. In the Sheffield Telegraph he traces the myths and legends of the river as it flows through Sheffield: One of my earliest … Continue reading

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Dark River and Sheffield Spooks

The nights are drawing in, Hallowe’en is approaching and traditionally this is the time for all things supernatural. Sheffield has a rich folklore of ghost stories and superstitions and this autumn Steel City will play host to a range of … Continue reading

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