Thanks, Eve. I wrote this piece as a submission for a micro-fiction contest a few years back. Submissions couldn't be longer than 250 words. I might revisit the idea someday--if I can ever find the time. :)Blogger won't let me sign-in, for some reason, so I'll just have to post as "anonymous."--Wayne Read More On This At Haunting Darkness
Paranormal investigators are gearing up for a ghost investigation at a landmark Black Country building which dates back to the 13th century. The building's history is said to involve murder, grave robbing and insanity. Paranormal Friends will be at The Manor House Museum, West Bromwich, on March 7 in a bid to seek out the dead. The museum is said to be...
Updated: Oct 28, 2019 Original: Oct 17, 2019 Stories of a ghostly President Lincoln wandering the corridors and rooms of the White House have persisted for more than a century. Mary Todd Lincoln photographed with President Abraham Lincoln's 'spirit.' From the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum and Allen County Public Library Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States (1861-1865),...
Top 10s Fiction From Toni Morrison’s desolate tale of slavery’s legacy to Alice Sebold’s vision of heaven, Louise Doughty selects the best books that defy disbelief Ambiguous metaphors … Benjamin Britten’s opera of The Turn of the Screw at Glyndebourne. Photograph: Tristram Kenton/The Guardian Let’s start with the biggest problem for anyone writing a ghost story: does your ghost actually exist? Maybe there is...
SmartNews Keeping you current What feels like a supernatural presence might actually be vibrations outside of humans’ conscious perception Sometimes the supernatural is more natural than you'd think. ( anneleven / Getty Images) smithsonianmag.com October 30, 2019 ​‘Tis the season to celebrate the supernatural, whether that means visiting a haunted house or donning a spooky costume. But while some might scare themselves silly...
A mum was scared to be in her own home after she spotted a ghostly figure emerge in a photo of her daughter. Vikki Booth, of Meadow Crescent, Upper Halling, has tried to solve the mystery of a caped figure appearing in her home for the past few weeks. Ghost on the left hand side of the photo in a screenshot...
The worst truth in this life is that the true monsters don't live in horror movies or paranormal novels.  They live in reality.  Most of the time they look nice and they often come in the guise of temptation.  Some of the biggest monsters today are internet scammers and this year alone Romance internet scammers have been able to...
Information provided by Wayne Miller The Lowry House is a historic home in Huntsville, Alabama. It was built circa 1850 by John Tate Lowry, a merchant with the firm of Lowry, Hamilton and Company. Elements of an earlier Lowry family log house, built in 1809, that stood on the site were incorporated into the new construction.  The Historic Lowry House,...
One of the most impressive attractions at The University of Chicago is the Oriental Institute.  This museum features a sizeable exhibition on Assyrian and Babylonian art and history.  As I walked through this lovely museum, I was surprised to see the small statue seen in the photo above.  As a fan of the movie The Exorcist, I recognized this...
Happy Friday the 13th.  I am reposting my origins of Friday the 13th post to help celebrate this wonderful day.  I hope your 13th is as luck as mine has been!  Friday the 13th is considered the most unlucky day of the year. Most people aren't entirely sure where this bad luck comes from, but fear of Friday the 13th...