My Fatal Valentine Stories of fatal or threatening valentines.
Belt and Switch – Spanking Machines Through History
Charles Dickens is Summoned to an Inquest Charles Dickens gives us an insider’s “slice-of-death” look at a Victorian coroner’s inquest on a dead infant.
Queen Victoria’s Funeral Foreseen Queen Victoria’s funeral procession, seen in a vision by a medium four months before her death.
Like a Mournful Gust of Wind Watchers over the corpse of a young woman are haunted by a mysterious moaning noise.
Calico Soup Soup made from a witch’s calico dress is prescribed to remove a spell.
The Ghost of Mary, Queen of Scots Wails of Death on Christmas Eve A Christmas ghost story from the Tower of London with an omen of death for Queen Victoria.
A Ghost of the Gallipoli Campaign A dying man during the Gallipoli Campaign sees the apparition of his sister. Oddly enough, so does a war correspondent.
The Ice Viking or Entombed in an Iceberg for Centuries Drifting for ten centuries through the uncharted seas north of the Arctic Circle, traversing heaven knows how many thousand miles of snow and silence, perhaps pushed by the ever-grinding ice floes of the North Pole itself, the body of a Viking king a thousand years old has been returned at last to civilization.
Feeding the Fairies After scaring away a child’s fairy playmates a coachman “has trouble” with the angry Little People.