children's encounters

  1. Feech23

    Childhood Memory

    Another thread I just read about the child seeing the old lady in black with the limp triggered a memory of a sad time for my family in the early 1980s when my aunt died suddenly in London and her husband died at the funeral. Our cousins were staying with us in Ireland as the adults travelled...
  2. TangletwigsDeux

    Sarah Whitcher & The Bear

    Just saw this on reddit , thought it was interesting and the picture does most of the heavy lifting!
  3. mrs_mose

    Neighbour's House Haunted?

    We have lived in our house since it was built in 2007, we rent it, and the next door house is also rented out. We've seen a few families come and go over the years but we have a new family next door - a young couple and their two year old son. They've lived there for approximately a year now...
  4. Carse

    Children's Encounter With Odd Humanoid (Isle Of Wight; May 1973)

    This thread has been established to consolidate ports originally appearing in the Ella Hewett thread: ... and the 'Funny Little Hut' CE3 thread...
  5. dr wu

    The Ariel School UFO Encounter [Ruwa, Zimbabwe, 1994]

    I always thought this was a very interesting case,,,,I have a hard time feeling this was a hoax or made up by the kids but then is it a real alien event or something else..? (Dead video link deleted) Why would advanced space aliens land in such an out of the way place to appear to school...
  6. Vardoger

    Tales From The Baby Monitor

    I think this news item belongs here due to the strange image of the intruder. ------- Intruder seen on baby monitor camera in Billings home Posted: Mar 02, 2017 12:04 AM RSTUpdated: Mar 02, 2017 5:21 AM RST BILLINGS, Mont. - The Billings Police Department is making the public aware of an...
  7. Cherrybomb

    Kids' Creepy Imaginary Friends That Are Probably Demons

    Yith Edit (Flavour text): 23 Parents Describe Their Kids’ Creepy Imaginary Friends (That Are Probably Actually Demons) Chrissy Stockton 1. He Doesn’t Have a Face My son from the age of three always tells me about the “creeper man” who lives in my mom and dads bedroom. He brings it up after he...
  8. onetwothree

    Creepy Things Children Say

    Apologies if I've put this in the wrong place - please move it if it needs to be moved! Reddit asked parents to share some of the creepy things their young children had said to them. A couple of examples: and Link here. Enjoy!
  9. omniboy

    Gnomes In Little Red Cars? (Wollaton Park Gnomes; 1979)

    Does anyone have the deets about a group of English schoolkids that claimed they were chased around in a park by little men in little red cars? This half-remembered story just popped into my head the other day and I would love to hear the particulars about it.
  10. A

    Odd Experiences: As A Child Versus As An Adult

    Odd things do happen to us all, if only we'd realise and take the chance to look. Here's some weird things that have happened to me over the 30 years of my life; I can remember when I was a kid and I was falling asleep in bed, I can sort of subconsciously remember something stroking my hair...
  11. Dr_David_Sutton

    Liverpool Leprechauns—Help Needed!

    We will be running a piece on the Liverpool Leprechaun panic of 1964 in the next issue, and need help sourcing images of the fokllowing locations: Jubilee Park, Kensington, Liverpool St Chad's Church and churchyard, Kirkby Learn Farm Lane/Roman Road Junior School, Felling, Gateshead...
  12. H

    Ghost Tales From Everyday People

    I am 60 this year, and I have been amazed just how many rational people have admitted they have either seen or felt a ghost. I got to talk intimately with men and women when I was a nurse and carer, so perhaps they felt they could confide in someone who would give them a sympathetic ear. I...
  13. A

    Imaginary Childhood Friends

    Not sure if there are any other threads relating to this topic but it's something I'm fascinated by. Everyone seems to know a child who has imaginary friends - insists on a place being set for them at dinner etc. However, the detail in some of these friends seems amazing. A friend of mine who...
  14. M

    Stories Of Monsters In Merseyside Caves

    I recall reading in a Charles Berlitz *ahem* book some time ago, that there was a cave network beneath St Helens on Merseyside, where there was much rumness afoot. The story went along the lines of a boy scout being murdered whilst on an expedition to the caves, allegedly by some kind of...