Man with a female spirit (by National Media Museum)
Ouija boards are not to be messed with. I made a post a while back, it’s not your grandma, it’s most likely something messing with you. Read here!
lol Whoa that’s extreme. XD
Glad that helped a bit. :)
When I was younger I used to see a black figure like a man walk on my wall on the corner of my eye but when I look the man was gone.This happened to me a lot but not as much as it used to.Should I worry about this
Hello, i really love your blog and i thought maybe you might want to hear some of my paranormal experiences, i know its pretty long, but there was just so much to fit in. I think that my family has some kind of connection to spirits, i know that sounds so ridiculous, but hear me out. When my mum was a teenager she would often interact with spirits using a Ouija board with her friends. One time she had a particularly bad experience, but wont tell any of us what really happened, and has completely banned us from ever using one. My step dad also used to interact with a ‘dark shadow man’ when he was a teenager, which would walk around his house, and sometimes even mimic his brothers voices when they weren’t home- which could be a characteristic of a demon? So anyway, i lived in my house all my life, and the couple that lived in the house before we moved in had both died on the grounds, it also was rebuilt after the war after the whole street being bombed, and i don’t know if there was any deaths there- but considering it was a suburban road, even then, its very likely that there was. The first thing that happened, occurred a few weeks after my family moving in, just before i was born, my mum heard my sister talking to someone in the upstairs hallway, and so she went in to ask her what she was doing. My sister told her that she was talking to a ‘lady’, so my mum asked her who this lady was, and my sister turned around to look behind her, and said ‘shes gone now, but there was a lady here’. I strongly believe that this is the ghost of the woman who lived here before us. My mum would often find that things would be moved around the house- when there was no one else home. She would often leave gardening tools out on the garden table when she came to pick us up from school and play group, and when she got back they would be put away in the shed- the woman who lived here before us was an avid gardener, and perhaps she didn’t want my mum changing things in her garden? After that the spirit got more interactive- we would come home to find hot cups of tea on the side, the kettle boiling, and crumpets in the toaster, it got to the point where we would have to switch everything off in the kitchen before leaving the house. Almost every night the radio downstairs would come on at full volume waking us all up, we never put the radio up that loud, and it would come on radio stations we never listen to, just white noise, or even CD’s that we hadn’t left in the CD player. Needless to say, that too had to be turned off every night before we went to sleep. The downstairs hallway always had a really heavy, negative feeling in it, which as kids we used to run up the stairs not wanting to be in the hallway alone. The first night that my step dad moved in, my mum heard him running up the stairs, and so she asked him what was wrong, and he told her that he had a really terrible feeling in the hall way, as if someone was watching him, and he just had to get out of there- the same feeling we all felt. I think that this was a completely different spirit to the one that we had interacted with before, as the one before had a really kind, gentle feel, and this was such a negative horrible feeling. Another thing that happened in the hall way, was that we all occasionally heard a scratching sound on the front door, but coming from the inside. We then discovered that there were scratches all over the wood, at the height of a child or an animal. We don’t know if those scratches where there before we moved in, and therefore the sound could just be residual, but were still really frightening when we were kids. After that, this ‘dark’ spirit started interacting with us more. I had moved into my sister’s old room after an extension was built on the house. One night i woke up after having a bad dream, i was only about 7 or 8, and so i went to get up to go find mum. However, i found that i couldn’t move, (it could have been sleep paralysis, but i don’t think it was because of what happened next). I then heard a voice coming from the hallway, it was quiet and muffled, and i couldn’t make out what it was saying, but it sounded as if it was taunting me in a sing song type of voice, like you would speak to a child. I cant really describe it, but i can still here it so clearly in my head, because it completely petrified me. I’ve never heard anything like it, and as i grew up in the house i was pretty used to the spirits, but i will never get over this. I tried to scream but my mouth wouldn’t open, and i could barely make any noise at all, although i knew that i was crying, as i could feel tears on my cheeks, and i lay there for hours until the morning and my mum came to wake me up from school- which i didn’t go to that day because my mum said i was shaking and refused to move or talk. I know that in sleep paralysis that you can have hallucinations and such, and so when it happened i did think that it was just a really realistic dream. However, after telling my sister about what had happened to me, i got really freaked out. She told me that the exact same thing had happened to her when she was in that room, however, she had heard nothing, instead she saw a black mist like form leaning over her. She couldn’t move, and she thought that she couldn’t scream, as she could not hear herself screaming, but my mum ran into her room saying that she could hear her screaming in complete terror, and again my sister was shaking and refused to talk. I don’t think that its just a coincidence, that these were the only times this had ever happened to us, and were both in the same room. After that, we would hear a woman singing downstairs in the hallway or piano music playing, we would see black mists out of the corner of our eyes, sometimes hearing them hitting walls or objects, things would go missing in the house and turn up in strange places. One night, my sister came downstairs to make a hot water bottle, she boiled the kettle, and then left the kitchen for a moment to use the bathroom, when she came back the hot water from the kettle was inside the hot water bottle, with the stopper screwed shut, and there was water all over the kitchen surface and floor. There was so much poltergeist activity, once i left my iPod playing on an iPod dock in my bed room, when suddenly it was pulled off the dock and thrown across the room, hitting my wall with some serious force. Another time, i was in the bathroom, where there is a light on the wall which hasn’t worked for around five years- the bulb is completely blown. Suddenly i heard the pull cord that turns it on click, the light came on, and the cord was swinging. I thought it was strange that the light came on by itself so i switched it off, and went to ask my sister if someone had replaced the bulb, however we went back in, and found that the light would not turn on at all, and no one had change the bulb. The exact same thing happened to my step dad in the bath room - and i had never told him what had happened, and yet he told me the exact same story. My mum always says that she hears people calling ‘mum’, when none of us have said anything, and often when there’s no one else even home. Another time, i was downstairs in the kitchen doing my home work at about 10 at night, with my cat sitting on one of the chairs next to me. The light started flickering and i looked over at my cat, who is honestly so calm and laid back usually, and yet she had her back arched, as if she was frightened, and was staring at the light switch. The light then suddenly flashed on really bright as if a surge of electricity passed through it, and then went off. My cat ran out of the room, and didn’t come back into the house for a couple of days. So many more things have happened, which i just cant think of right now, which sounds silly i know, but because I’ve grown up with spirits around me since i was a baby I’ve become so used to them. I still feel the presence in the hallway, and often i know that someone is in the room with me, sometimes feeling cold spots, but usually i just know somehow that someones there, but most of the time its that kind gentle presence thankfully. I’m not sure if this is related but i often wake up to find bruises with no recollection of how they got there, and usually i really don’t bruise, even when i fall over hard or really hurt myself some how, which i thought was strange, but it could be completely unrelated. I know this is really long, but I’ve never really told anyone the things that happened, so thank you so much for reading, and yeah your blog is great :)
During her long and illustrious 900 years, The Tower of London has developed a reputation as being one of the most haunted places in Britain.
She has been home to beheadings, murders, torture and hangings, as well as being a prison to Nobles.
Thomas A. Becket is “the first reported sighting of a ghost at the Tower of London.”
During the construction on the Inner Curtain Wall, Thomas appeared apparently unhappy about the construction, and it is said he reduced the wall to rubble with a strike of his cross. Henry III’s grandfather was responsible for the death of Thomas Becket, so Henry III wasted no time building a chapel in the Tower of London, naming it for the archbishop.
This must have pleased Thomas’ ghost because there were no further interruptions during the construction of the wall.
The Bloody Tower was the scene of the infamous disappearance of the two princes; Edward V (12) and Richard Duke of York (10), who are thought to have been murdered in 1483 on the probable command of the Duke of Gloucestershire, who was to be crowned Richard the III.
According to one story, guards in the late 15th century, who were passing the Bloody Tower, spotted the shadows of two small figures gliding down the stairs still wearing the white night shirts they had on the night they disappeared.
They stood silently, hand in hand, before fading back into the stones of the Bloody Tower.
These figures were identified as the ghosts of the two princes. In 1674 workmen found a chest that contained the skeletons of two young children, they were thought to be the remains of the princess, and were given a royal burial not long afterwards.
The story of the little princes is still to this day a heartbreaking story. They are “among the most poignant ghosts” in the Tower of London.
The most persistent ghost in The Tower of London is the ghost of Queen Anne Boleyn.
The King, Henry VIII, after learning the baby she carried for nine months was a boy and still born, accused by her of infidelity.
She was taken to TOWER GREEN and was beheaded on May 19, 1536.
Queen Anne appears near the Queen’s House, close to the site where her execution was carried out. She can be seen leading a ghostly procession of Lords and Ladies down the aisle of the Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula.
She floats down the aisle to her final resting place. Queen Anne is buried under the Chapel’s altar. Her headless body has also been seen walking the corridors of the Tower.
Sir Walter Raleigh lived quite comfortable compared to others who were imprisoned within the walls of the Bloody Tower.
His “rooms” are still furnished as they were in the 16th century, and can be seen when visiting the Tower today.
He was executed by James I, and has been seen looking exactly as he does in his portrait hanging in the Bloody Tower.
The most grisly execution and thus haunting is that of the 70 year old Countess of Salisbury, the last of the Plantagenets. King Henry VIII had her executed for political reasons. The feisty Countess refused to put her head on the block like a common traitor. When her executioner came after her she ran, but was pursued by him, with his axe in hand hacking at her until he had hewn the Countess to death.
Her ghost has been seen reliving this truly gruesome act. Also the shadow of a great axe has been seen falling across the scene of her murder.
At one time the Tower of London was home to the Royal Menagerie. Lions, leopards, bears, birds, monkeys and an elephant, that was a gift from the King of France, were kept on exhibit. On the stroke of midnight in January of 1815 a sentry saw a bear from this menagerie emerge from a doorway. He lunged at it with his bayonet, it passed right through the apparition. The Sentry was later found unconscious, it is said he died of fright within two months of this encounter.
Something unseen and very frightening is in the Salt Tower. This is one of the most haunted areas of the Tower of London complex. This is a very old section, dogs will not enter this ancient building, and ever since one of the Yeoman Warders was nearly throttled by a force unseen, they will not go in the area after nightfall.
In 1864, a soldier whose post was to guard the Queen’s House at the Tower of London, saw a apparition so real, that after ignoring the soldiers three challenges, he charged with all his might at the intruder with his bayonet, only to go straight through the figure.
He was found unconscious at his post and was court-martialled for neglecting his duty. Luckily there were two witnesses who corroborated his story. The soldier was eventually acquitted.
Lady Jane Grey is another tragic story of a young life cut short at the Tower, due to the actions of others the most despicable of who was her own father.
She was the granddaughter of Mary (Henry VIII younger sister) and Louis XII of France. The Duke of Northumberland would lose everything if Henry VIII’s son was to die and Mary, who was Catholic, would become queen.
He and her father arranged her marriage to his son and persuaded her cousin Edward VI to name her his successor in case of his death instead of his two half-sisters. When Edward VI died she was crowned Queen of England, but the supporters of Mary overthrew her.
Her own father got scared and in hopes to save his own skin, left the Tower of London and went to Tower Hill to proclaim Mary I, as the Queen of England, Lady Jane never left the tower; she and her husband were immediately imprisoned and sentenced to death. Queen Mary carried out the execution of Lady Jane’s father-in-law but set both Jane and her husband free.
Her father was involved in a rebellion against Mary I, Lady Jane and her husband were again placed in the tower. Lady Jane watched as her husband was taken to Tower Hill where he was beheaded. She saw his body being carried back to the chapel, after which she was taken to Tower Green where she was beheaded. She was only 17 years old.
Lady Jane Grey’s ghost was last seen by two Guardsmen on February 12, 1957, the 403rd anniversary of her execution. She was described as a “white shape forming itself on the battlements”. Her husband, Guildford Dudley, has been seen in Beauchamp Tower weeping.
Catherine Howard escaped from her room in the Tower of London. “She ran down the hallway screaming for help and mercy. She was caught and returned to her room.” The next day she was beheaded. Her ghost has been seen sill running down the hallway screaming for help.
Other strange sightings at the Tower of London have been “Phantom funeral carriages” and “A lovely veiled lady that, upon closer look proves to have a black void where her face should be.”
I’m going to get back to tarots and ask questions by Thursday. Just been a busy week, so sorry.
An image circulating the Internet supposedly shows what some think could be the Loch Ness Monster from satellite imagery, according to the Daily Mail.
The image was accessed using Apple’s satellite map app.
Gary Campbell of the ‘Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club’ told the Daily Mail the size makes him think it’s “likely” to be the monster.
Others have said it could just be a passing ship. [x]
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