• Posts Tagged ‘ghosts’

    When Is A Ghost Not A Ghost?

    by  • November 5, 2018 • TV • 2 Comments

    The Haunting of Hill House, which dropped on Netflix shortly before Halloween, is an amazing achievement, and not because of the scary elements (of which there are many). Matching the show’s duelling timelines – now and then – it’s gone back to the past, to the age of The Exorcist and Rosemary’s Baby, when horror was...

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    Empty Houses

    by  • July 26, 2010 • Ghosts • 0 Comments

    Every area has its share of eccentric characters. When I used to drive past a row of old, rambling family houses on the run in to my local town, I’d nearly always see an old lady out at the front in all weathers, pruning her roses and trimming her hedge, or turning over the...

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    The Death Of The Ghost

    by  • November 22, 2007 • The Occult • 0 Comments

    A few weeks back I wrote how our increasingly rational society was behind the growth of fantasy as people sought out their irrationality fix. Some people wrote to decry any idea that we were getting more rational, citing everything from medievalist religious views to the growth of New Age-ism. But when the Society for...

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