Living Ghosts

My Doppelganger?

09 May 2017 | Living Ghosts, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

Just last week, I was on Reddit asking people for Poltergeist experiences and came across this strange story. To me this is a classic, doppelganger or bilocation just like those I discuss in my last book Ghosts of the Living….. This happened a few hours ago, still scared to go downstairs. I’ll preface this by saying I have been hearing faint voices and seeing things out of the corner of my eye, although I kind of assumed this was from lack of sleep (I’m a student with a load of homework, I can’t afford the luxury of sleep…). Nothing else has happened in our house. My brother (10, we’ll call him Mark) and I were home alone for a few hours late at night. Basically, our house has two down

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A Voice in the Night

27 January 2017 | Living Ghosts, Your Stories, Your True Encounters

Recently, I wrote about my interest in ‘living ghosts’ in our newsletter. One of our subscribers kindly responded with this strange but touching story of a voice in the night…. My mother, grandmother and little brother had come to visit me in Paris. It was one of those hit-and-run weekenders, where they arrived late one Saturday morning and left early on Sunday afternoon. There was no time for them to come out to the village where I lived and worked, a short train journey outside Paris, so we celebrated my twenty-first birthday in Montmartre. It was a tearful leave-taking; it had been wonderful to see my family for the first time in a year. My mother and I had always been very close; so close, in fact, that more often

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