London Sewers

As London grew through the ages, the population increased and more and more people needed to get rid of their waste. By the 1800s open sewers ran from houses into the River Thames, which was also where most people collected their water for drinking, cooking and bathing. In 1858 it got so bad it was …

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TILL DEATH DO US PART…

Anti-Valentine’s Day, Tragic Love Stories Single this Valentine’s Day? Taken but the other half doesn’t want to be associated with PDA (public displays of affection)? Perhaps you’re crazy in love? Whatever your status is, these tragic love stories are bound to make you feel good about your love life come Valentine’s Day… Queen Isabella was …

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Fright Night: Ghost Bus Tour (London)

Credit for this blog and all related images goes to Heroine In Heels. An eerie mist has been creeping slowly over London this week. Whispering around the streets, causing a chill to run up our spines… Feeling the effects of a downcast January, I was feeling rather spooked, so when Ghost Bus Tours asked if …

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GHOSTS IN THE LONDON UNDERGROUND – by The Ghost Bus Tours

During the late 1990s strange occurrences were reported inside the London Underground. These unusual events occurred on a stretch in between the Circle Line’s Edgware Road and Baker Street. According to reports, trains would lose all electrical power and breakdown in between the two stations leaving the passengers in complete darkness. The breakdowns were happening so regularly …

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Frightening Findings

Arthur’s Seat’s coffins are some of the most interesting and mysterious objects discovered in history and are now resting in the National Museum of Scotland. These small carved figures terrified the people of Edinburgh as they believed there were more bodies to be found by the terrible murderers Burke and Hare. Even though the dolls …

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The Ghost Bus Edinburgh Launches

New to Edinburgh The Ghost Bus Tours launched on the 1st of June. If you would like to find out the dark secrets of Edinburgh and its history then this is definitely the tour for you. It is filled with gruesome facts and theories all told by your creepy conductor who will be your guide …

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Mackenzie Poltergeist

Sir George Mackenzie, better known as Bluidy Makenzie, was born in 1636/1638 and died in 1691. He worked as a Scottish Lawyer, essayist and legal writer. He was Knighted in 1669 as a member of the Scottish Parliament, and he then proceeded in his career to become the Lord Advocate. This gave him the rightful …

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