Crystal-Seers in Lancashire Lancashire folk gazed into glass eggs and crystals to spy on their friends and scry the future.
My Husband the Rooster A widow is convinced that her husband’s soul has passed into a rooster.
The Devil’s Fire-Proof Chain A strange gold chain protects a noble Swedish house from fires.
In the Grip of la Grippe A few posts from the past.
Feather Superstitions Superstitions about feathers, witches, and death.
Astral Bells and Bicycles Astral Bells heard by Reginald Span at Bournemouth and by “Radium” on a bicycle.
The Devil Is In That Cow Hoboken’s dead animal man meets a fellow with a cow cursed by a witch.
The Man Who Bewitched Clocks A young waiter in Chardon, Ohio could make clocks stop or do mysterious things at his command.
The Mermaid Skin Cancer Cure In 1906 a Mrs. Merritt, suffering from breast cancer, heard the siren song of healing in a piece of mermaid skin.
The Lying Ghost. A dead man gives a warning about reindeer in peril, but is ignored, due to his reputation as a liar.