Eating Holy Clay A disturbing ritual from Ireland where clay from graves is eaten to protect against disease and sin. Unfortunately more was ingested than just clay.
The Doll’s Ghost When you smash a doll, does it die? The ghost of a doll named Nina.
Canada, the Somme, and Gettysburg Fortean tales from Canada, the Somme, and Gettysburg, all celebrated on July 1. Choose your own Fortean adventure!
A Color Doctor Dr. William Hotchkiss of St. Louis believed that different colors could heal illnesses. He was known as The Color Doctor.
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.