Vampire Varieties A variety of vampire posts for World Dracula Day.
May 26, 2018
Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Ghosts, Grim and Grewsome, News, Occultism/Magic, Social History, Strange Lives, vampires
and tagged blood drinkers, blood-suckers, Croglin Grange Vampire, haunted furniture, New York vampire, vampire furniture, vampire superstitions, Vampire Varieties, vampires, Welsh ghosts, white death
While a contemporary vogue for vampire fantasy has inspired some people to identify themselves as vampires and to actually drink blood, there has always been a curious belief in the efficacy of blood-drinking, not as a lifestyle, but for medicinal purposes only.
November 17, 2012
Death, Fairies and Elemental Spirits, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Grim and Grewsome, medical oddities, News, Panics, Strange Bodies, Strange Lives, vampires, Victorian
and tagged blood drinking, consumption, eating vampire heart, For the Blood is the Life or The Feast of Blood, human vampire, medical oddities, vampires, white death