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The Making of a Town Wraith

This is the third part of the story of Mary Blandy. For parts 1 and 2, start the trail here and continue here.

Did she wait until the third day? 556 more words

Quirks Of History

The Woman in Black Bombazine

Bombazine. Silk warp, worsted weft. A corded fabric, luxurious yet unyielding.

And when it is black, it does very well in those stern, rather chilling dresses those English used to use for mourning. 555 more words

Quirks Of History

The Cobbled Wall: a eulogy for a ghost house

Sometimes, I ache for the shadows of what we have lost.

In the prosperous market town of Henley on Thames, renowned for its regatta, one can walk past the town hall and up Gravel Hill, away from the hurly burly and designer outlets, away from the churches and the River Thames. 511 more words

Quirks Of History

Memories of Henley

Thursday 27th December 2012

It seems like a lifetime ago that I last visited the Oxfordshire town of Henley-on-Thames. On one level its the quintessential English market town, complete with town hall, square, and bridge over the River Thames into Berkshire. 829 more words


Ghost Hunting In Oxford: Part 1

So our annual Ghost Hunt was in Oxford this year and we started out near Magdalen Bridge where a man who jumped off the bridge is supposed to haunt. 339 more words


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