An unlikely setting for the paranormal

The genteel Cumbrian resort of Grange-over-Sands might seem like an unusual place to host the paranormal, but there's something eerie in them thar woods. Pop over to The Spooky Isles magazine to read my article about the phenomenon - and let me know if you've ever felt anything unusual there!

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Two go for a misty walk in Borrowdale

At this time of year it's worth seizing every opportunity for a walk, even if the weather isn't very promising. Yesterday was misty, bordering on foggy, and cold, with snow still lying on the fells. But the sun broke through the low cloud every now and again and the pavements weren't icy, so off to [...]

Plaques, police, and… pickles?

The local civic society has been busy in Grange-over-Sands, putting up lots of blue plaques to explain various bits of the town's history and/or interesting buildings. There's one for the church, another for the municipal clock tower, and also several celebrating more obscure nooks and crannies. One of these announces that a detached, relatively old-looking [...]