Weekend Compendium: 20 February 2016 brings you the week’s posts: the Witch of Leadville, eye-lash history, the ghost of a living woman, a discontented and destructive daemon, as well as creepy crawlies in hair and jungle.
February 20, 2016
Animal Tales, Costume History, Crime, Death, Ephemera, Fairies and Elemental Spirits, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Grim and Grewsome, lethal clothing, medical oddities, News, Occultism/Magic, Panics, religion, Scientific Oddities, Social History, Victorian, Weekend Compendium, Witches
and tagged astral projection, Colorado, demons, false eyelashes, false hair, ghosts of the living, giant spiders, gregarines, Leadville, M.R. James, poltergeists, Spiritualism, Valentines, Victorian hairpieces, Victorian humor, Weekend Compendium: 20 February 2016, witchcraft, witchcraft trials
A seemingly healthy 18-year-old boy went into trance and saw his shadow-double stalking the room. Astral projection? A doppleganger? A form of the Old Hag?
July 6, 2013
Fortean Mysteries, Interesting People, News, Psychic Research, Spiritualism, Strange Lives, Victorian
and tagged astral projection, doppelganger, doubles, OBE, Old Hag, out of body experience, shadowman, sleep paralysis, trance