An Overwhelming Odour of Corruption was the main feature of the haunting of “Holly Cottage” The stench of corruption, flabby hands, spitting in the dark, and the sound of a coffin being moved. No wonder the rent was so low.
August 4, 2018
Ephemera, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Ghosts, Grim and Grewsome, News, Poltergeists, Psychic Research, Strange Deaths, Victorian
and tagged an overwhelming odour of corruption, dangerous ghosts, elementals, English ghost stories, ghostly smells, ghostly stench, ghosts, horrors, olfactory hauntings, poltergeists, smell of corruption, smell of decomposition, sound of a coffin being moved
The Consumption Letters: Decomposing Correspondence: A physician makes the case that the letters of the ill or dead give off the smell of death and decomposition.
March 31, 2016
Death, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, medical oddities, News, Prophecies, Psychic Research, Spiritualism, Strange Deaths, Victorian
and tagged death omens, death scent, odor of decomposition, psychometry, smell of decomposition, The Consumption Letters: Decomposing Correspondence, tokens of death