Spooks & Mythology

Haunting Port Arthur

It was the middle of summer, heat radiated off the black asphalt road.  Yet a chill hung in the air as I stood in front of the most haunted house in Australia.  From the outside the Parsonage house looked like any other on Colonial Row.  In front is open, green parkland with great views of the prison hospital.  Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Giants

A geological wonderland, the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland still mystifies scientists as to its formation.  Their explanation is a volcanic eruption millions of years ago formed the unique rock formation that sits on the coast today.  But Irish folklore tells a different story about the rocks.  This is where the Irish story of Finn MacCool was born. Continue reading

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The Oracle – Counselor or Crazy

Everyone loves to hear stories of the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece. Yet little did  we know how crazy these stories were.  On a tour of mainland Greece, I was fortunate  to hear about some of these stories – even some I was not aware of. Continue reading

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How to Halloween at Home

Halloween – that American tradition Australia pretend to celebrate.  Only a small percentage of people like to participate so trick or treating on the neighbours presents somewhat of a challenge.  But for those who do want to join in on the American spooky spirit, there are  alternatives around Adelaide. Ghost tours in the city are a popular choice for that unique Halloween experience. Continue reading

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Ghostly Cellmates

A visit to Melbourne is not complete without a tour of the Old Gaol on Russell Street, especially if you love history and possible ghost sightings.  It is rumoured to be one of Melbourne’s most haunted buildings,  Not surprising considering its long list of previous tenants. Continue reading

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Haunting Hampton Court

Stunning architecture.  Beautifully sculptured gardens.  Hampton Court Palace is a must visit for history lovers.  Yet beyond the beauty lies a much spookier past. Continue reading

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