Category Archives: Death and the Supernatural

Things that go bump in the night

Alan Rickman

This morning I woke with a post fully formed in my mind, intending to publish it later today. This all changed, when I heard the devastating news that Alan Rickman had died. Numerous tributes have already been paid to this … Continue reading

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Sadie

Sadie, our beloved cat, died today at the ripe old age of 16. Although we are incredibly sad, we were grateful to be around to comfort her during the last few moments of her life, which were relatively peaceful. Arriving … Continue reading

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The Day Death Wore Boots

Remember me telling you that I’d come runner-up in a competition organised by Alfie Dog Fiction and my prize was any book from their website? Well, here’s the review for that very book: The Day Death Wore Boots is a … Continue reading

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Back to the Land of the Living!

Just a short post to let anyone that may be interested know that I’m still around and haven’t quite fallen from the face of the earth … yet. I have been forced to register at the local ‘Knacker’s Yard’ though, … Continue reading

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3am and Wide Awake

by Sarah England A thriller, or horror, story is not at the top of my list when it comes to reading matter, as it typifies, for me, a precursor to relentless nightmares and escorted trips to the loo in the … Continue reading

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Enjoy Yourself (It’s Later Than You Think)

Earlier this week, the sad news of Rik Mayall’s death was announced resurging a fixation with my own eventual demise. After all, he was only fifty-six – I’m not much younger – and he appears to have got up that … Continue reading

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Is there anybody there?

A few evenings ago, a small group of us visited a local venue to dabble with the spirits… and I don’t mean those that come out of a bottle. We ventured forth to see a spiritualist medium ‘perform’ and deliver … Continue reading

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Laying the Foundations

Last week we had new windows fitted after enduring almost a decade and a half of huge frames with tiny apertures that had been installed before I moved in, and that allowed very little air to circulate around our home. … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Legacy

Last week I attended the funeral of a relative. She was elderly and had been in poor health for some time, but despite the relief that she was no longer suffering, there still remained an element of sadness at the … Continue reading

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Wash Day Blues

Within the bowels of our home lies an unnatural phenomenon. I don’t know why it has descended upon us, or its purpose within the realms of our household, but it’s been here now for decades and shows no signs of … Continue reading

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