Perhaps you should........ For many moons the ghost story has been the festive treat on Christmas Eve. The Victorians used to go crazy for a yuletide ghost tale, as they did for most tales of the dark and supernatural variety. But, the tradition for telling ghost stories on what is now a festive and joyful … Continue reading Do You Tell Ghost Stories on Christmas Eve?
You blink, the light burning your irises as your eyes try to acclimatise. It isn’t a harsh light, it is a subtle light; a flickering light; a familiar light. You roll over onto your side and groan as pains shoot through your body. You feel like you’ve been in a fight; feel like you’ve been … Continue reading A Haunting Melody
It was just before Christmas, when I was driving back from Hawkshead in the gathering dusk, that I noticed a shadowy object sitting in the middle of the road. I drew the car to a stop and my headlights captured a large, tawny coloured owl resting, nonchalantly, on the centre line of the darkening, windy … Continue reading Owls – A Word to the Wise
I know I do, dear reader, and always have. I have had far too many encounters for me not to believe really. There are a lot of people out there who don’t believe and this may include some of you. I respect that, I really do, after all, how can you believe in something you … Continue reading Ghosts: To Believe or Not To Believe……That is The Question
Which one is it, you love the most? Of course, this doesn’t cover all of the ‘monsters’ that wander the realms of darkness; that test the veil between the living and the dead at that brief moment when day transcends to night, but we will come to them another time. I felt that you deserved … Continue reading Vampire…Werewolf…Zombie or Ghost…
…..and I thought, dear reader, that I would bring you a dose of Scary Ramblings a little earlier this week. It is Christmas after all. In keeping with the Victorian tradition of telling ghost stories on Christmas Eve, I thought I’d pen a little spiritual tale myself. The tradition is said to stem from Dickens’ … Continue reading ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas……
Welcome to my world, dear reader. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. But, most of all, believe. This is my wish and the wish of all fiction writers - for you to believe. If the truth be told, however, many fail to achieve it. In all works of fiction you are often expected to … Continue reading Impossible to Believe or Improbable it Would Happen?