10/22/16

Reader Submission: The Gardener

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“About five years ago, I purchased two cottages adjacent to each other in one garden. They’re in a small hamlet called ‘Les Granges’ located on the outskirts of a rural village called St. Dizier Leyrenne in the Limousin region of central France. My main intention was to develop the properties for holiday lettings.

I began to renovate the houses, and it was during this time whilst installing a new window, I caught a glimpse of an elderly man in overalls and a straw hat.

Intrigued by his presence and his unknown identity, I proceeded downstairs through the cottage and exited, into the garden, and to my amazement he had curiously disappeared. I patrolled around the perimeter of my garden, but not a soul was to be seen.

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06/3/14

Reader Submission: Camp Terror

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This story was originally published on June 5, 2013

“This happened when I was a camp counselor and canoe instructor at a kids’ camp in central Ontario, Canada in the late 80’s. A couple of things to know about me: I am a very experienced outdoorsman, and I don’t scare easily. Even at the time that this story took place, although I was only 17, I’d already spent many nights alone in the wilderness. I know what sounds the woods make and what animals do what. What we experienced was none of the above.

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05/11/14

True Ghost Stories on Niche Forums

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By far, the most popular posts on my blog are stories I’ve compiled from various occupation and hobby forums (sites for cops, nurses, pilots, etc.). These niche sites are great places to find creepy tales, though it often takes a lot of poking around. Thankfully, I’ve done much of the work for you. So…here’s the Master List, if you will, of all the niche forum posts I’ve done over the years, plus links to the original sources. Settle in and prepare to be spooked!

I’m always on the hunt for new stories and suggestions so feel free to contact me here or email christy@ghostsnghouls.com if you have something to share. Any teachers out there have a story? Lifeguards? Janitors? Railway employees? Ladies of the night?

01/24/14

Haunted Headlines: Ghosts in the News

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Here are 10 paranormal tales that recently appeared in newspapers and on TV. Which story do you find most credible?

Haunted Tudor Mansion for Sale
Daily Mail

“A 500-year-old Tudor mansion boasting a 100ft great hall, three priest holes, and its own ghost is for sale for £4.75million. Owned by a grand Roman Catholic family for centuries, Sawston Hall has secret places where outlawed Catholic priests could hide when the terrifying priest-hunters came to call during the Reformation.”

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