The Ghostly World

TALES TO CHILL AND SCARE

and then there were none

Here’s a little something you may not have heard about. It is an unexplained mystery that the people here at the ghostly world have been looking into, asking me to visit the North Yorkshire coast and report. As before, the… Continue Reading →

Ghostly cries on Whitesand Bay

Well I’ve got myself here, I’m in Cornwall one of the most haunted places in the country. I’m at Whitesand Bay, 1 mile north of Lands End along some perilous minor roads off the A30. I’m on my own in… Continue Reading →

Willoughby Bedford calls in at a séance

Well, we instructed to wear black, a colour to wash out the life of you this time of year. Oh, and remove all jewellery and as for mobile phones, or anything electronic, concealed or otherwise, they had to be packed… Continue Reading →

The Hunt

Bill Hines reeked of sump oil, finally cracking that heap of shit into life, squeezing the throttle tight to keep his dirt bike firing. A throaty goddamn racket screamed from the exhaust pipe ripping into Kate Brannon’s reverie. She was… Continue Reading →

The Hanging Tree

Here’s another little piece set out in verse. A dark tale for the hours of darkness. Do give it a read, comment if you so wish, for now here is:- The Hanging Tree by John Riley/Thomas Flyte A tender young… Continue Reading →

Myrtle Brown (Audio Version)

Here is the audio version of Myrtle Brown, a short flash piece for your entertainment.     for written transcript see post here Myrtle Brown   SUBSCRIBE – Category Specific RSS   KEEP UPDATED – NEVER MISS A POST –… Continue Reading →

Sheriff Donner

He pushed away from the desk, unable to eat another bite. It was a late dinner, and when he ordered from the drive-through, his eyes had been bigger than his stomach. Patting the large fleshy dome of his belly, he… Continue Reading →

Scrying with Hot Wax

Willoughby Bedford Journal investigating folklore and superstitions I took a few weeks off, and before heading back home I stopped at the Lancashire seaside town, Morecambe. Do you know their Winter Gardens Theatre, apparently it is haunted. I walked for… Continue Reading →

The Tale of Obadiah Watts (Audio version)

Here is the audio version from The Tale of Obadiah Watts, available for your entertainment.   artwork by cocoparisienne   for written transcript see post here The Tale of Obadiah Watts SUBSCRIBE – Category Specific RSS   KEEP UPDATED –… Continue Reading →

Uncle Jimmy’s last season

It was a bustling and busy Thanksgiving. The tiny house was even more crowded than most holidays. Blue smoke hung in a visible layer just inches below the ceiling. The noise around the kitchen table was so loud the kids… Continue Reading →

Still Waters

Stand tall these giants upon four squared cornerstones, dizzying to stare upon their heads in the clouds. For noise funnels across glass in this percussive urban cityscape. All is a riot of noise, as above so below, where duck egg… Continue Reading →

Jenny Greenteeth

Willoughby Bedford Journal investigating folklore and superstitions I thought of spending a spell of time around witch country, that of Pendle in North West Lancashire. Certainly long before Lancashire became identified with the cotton industry it was famous for its… Continue Reading →

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