Ghosts

An Indignant Anne Boleyn Defends Her Honor from Beyond the Grave

A British clairvoyant, who communicated with four out of Henry VIII’s wives, post-mortem, tells of a visit from a very indignant Anne Boleyn.

Mothered by a Ghost: Patience Worth’s Daughter

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and as I am nothing if not topical, today we look at a a strange case of spiritual motherhood: the mother-daughter duo–or perhaps trio: Pearl Curran, her daughter Patience, and the “ghostly mother,” Patience Worth.

Those Ghostly Faces in the Windows: How Were They Made?

How were the mysterious, ghostly “faces in the window” images made? I invite my readers to try their hand (or face) at creating their own. Prizes for the best (non-photo-shopped) examples.

The Ghost of Romeo, the Circus Elephant

The announcement that Ringling Brothers Circuses will eliminate elephant acts gives rise to a look back at the mistreatment and death of Romeo, an elephant in Forepaugh’s Menagerie, who was said to appear after his death.

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