Hello anyone that may be reading this. This story is one of many that were investigated by Frank Podmore of the SPR. He was the person that went to investigate supposed hauntings. This particular story was published in the journal of the SPR but did…

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This podcast is about a murder/killing that happened in Portsmouth during World War 2. Another case that showed the failings of the British legal system. Harold Loughans was a 'Dickensian' type character who did not anything positive, stealing his w…

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Hello anyone reading this. I announced on the podcast that I wasn’t going to spend as much time on the podcasts as I am working on another project as well as working on the day job. I am still intending to produce a couple of podcasts each mon…

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A West Country Haunted house, as investigated by the SPR during 1887. This would have been one of the cases investigated by Edmund Gurney and others who were working on a book ‘Phantasms of the living’ (published 1886) which listed and d…

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April 15, 2022

Essex Boys

I thought the Rettendon/Essex Boys  podcasts were well received. Former DCI McKelvey seemed to give it the thumbs up. In the first podcast, I set the scene with what was known about the shootings  and gave potted histories of the main char…

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hello, if there is anyone there. I feel that I am speaking to an echo chamber! If anyone is interested, I will be posting the next paranormal podcast at the end of March. If I get any feedback on the Essex Boys podcasts, I will share it on the next…

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This case dates from May 1979, set in Southampton on the South Coast of the UK. There is an argument between a couple and the woman dies supposedly of strangulation.,  In this case there was an argument for vagal inhibition. Alan Gardner h…

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I have just realised that I had not posted a blog for this podcast, I may have to do away with these blogs, I am pretty sure nobody reads them or views the website. Anyhow, I was quite upset about the story behind this podcast, what on earth made a…

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6 February 2022: I have had covid over the past couple of weeks, not too serious but due to fits of coughing when I spoke was unable to post a podcast until now. This is the case of Joan Woodhouse, a case I became aware of when I first moved to the …

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18 January 2022 : Michael Maybrick parts 1 & 2. Well at last I managed to complete the follow up to the Florence Maybrick podcast of November 2020. I was dreading writing the podcast as there was so much reading and research that I had to comple…

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