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  1. Stpauli9

    Good And Bad Terrors

    Night-terrors. We all know them. I'm looking at Henry Fuseli's The Nightmare as I write this now (BTW, scarier paintings include Goya's Saturn Devouring his Children and William-Adolphe Bouguereau's Dante and Virgil). Anyway, I usually associate them with winter weather and my own sleep...
  2. Stpauli9

    About A Stone

    I should start by clarifying that Asperger's syndrome (which I have) can lead to a lot of focus on ritual and pattern. Changes to schedule and unpleasant surprises can be quite powerful. The thing in particular was a round stone I found on a walk, smooth and covered in little spots. After I...
  3. Stpauli9

    A Few Ghosts Of Sydney

    I recently joined Fortean Times here in Sydney and thought in appropriate to post a few of my own encounters. The oldest European part of Sydney is The Rocks, right down on Sydney Harbour, and thanks to hard work in the 1970s, much of the area survives today: Think nearly Dickensian...