Tag Archives: Ghosts

House Hunting with a Twist

So the hubbinator and I have been watching the BBC programme Escape to the Continent on Netflix. On the show, folks are looking to leave behind the UK to settle elsewhere in Europe. We especially like the ones where the … Continue reading

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The Fades

I finally finished my manuscript and so decided to take the weekend off to binge on movies and other mindless things. And so while perusing for things, amazon prime reccommended a show called the fades. In it, a 17 year … Continue reading

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Decorating for Halloween

Yes, it is my favorite time of year. The weather is cooler (below 100F) and the cactus leaves (that would be thorns to you outsiders) start to change color. Okay, I made the last part up. For the most part, … Continue reading

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Ghosts and Halloween

I suppose it is only natural that ghosts became associated with Halloween. After all, the holiday was borrowed liberally from the Celts. At the end of the harvest, when the Earth began to die (ie winter set in) the Celts … Continue reading

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Ghosts and the Victorians

In 1848 two sisters, Catherine and Margaret Fox, claimed to have talked to the spirit of a man. Together they devised a tapping system to discover that the man, a peddlar, had been murdered and buried in the cellar. The … Continue reading

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Review: Heartless by Gail Carringer

Now eight months pregnant, Alexia Tarbotti, Lady Maccon, is still protecting Queen and country with her fancy, yet practical parasol. You see a mad ghost was inconsiderate enough to pop up in her house and relay a death threat against … Continue reading

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Interview with Pamela Kinney

Ghosts Among Us “By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Open, locks, Whoever knocks!” William Shakespeare Ghosts are among us. Most of then living go about their daily business, unaware or not believing that loved ones … Continue reading

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