The lost castle, could be a film in this.
World archaeologists hunt for lost palace in Scottish Borders
Published 2 days ago
By David Knox BBC Scotland Selkirk
An international effort is being made to identify a medieval palace in the Scottish Borders.
Archaeologists and students from...
A washed-up animal on Donmouth Beach has sparked concerns after dog footprints were spotted nearby.
Serena Rae, from Bridge of Don, had been taking a stroll on the beach on Tuesday when she came across the mysterious dead animal.
“I was a bit scared as I have never seen a dead animal like...
Given the huge disappointment over the UK's first spaceport launch failing and, at the time of writing, no further plans to launch again from Spaceport Cornwall, it's time to turn our attention to the other end of the UK, with SaxaVord UK’s vertically launched rockets scheduled to launch from...
The first meeting if the Edinburgh Fortean Society of 2023
Scott Lyall will be speaking on:
Do The Hills Really Have Eyes: The Emergent Folklore Of Cannibals In US National Parks
Tales of strange disappearances and sightings of wild, primitive looking people within national parks in the US...
Merely out of curiosity, I had spent some time online, researching Charles Fort's ancestry.
To my surprise, if not indeed astonishment, something quite unexpected has transpired.
I wondered if Fort's ancestral Scottish connection was known?
If not and maybe of interest, I shall provide...
Something fascinating that's never been on my radar before now.
In 1682, a man in a "little boat" (presumed to be a kayak) was sighted off Eday in Orkney. Locals pursued him and he left the scene at speed. Two years later in 1684, another was sighted at Westray. Later a kayak was captured and...
Hi guys. Did anyone see the ITN News at Ten tonight? That is on Wednesday 5th May. I ask because a few minutes into the programme (just moments after the headlines and title music) they cut away from the newsreader Tom Bradby (live from Edinburgh) to pan across the night sky above Edinburgh and...
On December 4 2005, Annie Borjesson was discovered face down and fully clothed on Prestwick beach.
The 30-year-old had travelled to Prestwick airport the previous day and intended to fly back home to Sweden.
Both Scottish and Swedish authorities have always cited the most likely cause of death...
Scots Awa'! Another Lost Legion.
Scottish village in Italian Alps where residents wear kilts and play bagpipes
Adolofo Nicolussi: 'Our town was colonized by the surviving mercenaries who were traipsing over the Alps after fighting the nearby battle of Pavia'
An Italian village in the Alps...
Slightly old news, but intriguing – and, unless I’ve missed something in the mean time, I don’t think there’s been a resolution. I’ve had a quick shufty around the MB but can’t find that the following story ever made it here – which kind of surprises me. Bump me if I’m wrong.
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.
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Declassified government files have revealed how Ministry of Defence (MoD) officials launched a top-level probe into a diamond shaped aircraft seen hovering above a Scottish village.
Officials were so alarmed by the object, which was captured on camera, that they broke with established...
Radio Six International http://www.radiosix.com/index.html have a programme 1630 GMT Thursday called Scotch Mist described as "A programme of Scottish ghost stories and traditional music." Website states that the programme was originally broadcast on December 32 1985, Spooky eh. :shock:
Every time I visit Chambers Steet Museum in Edinburgh , I make a point of having a look at these . They were 17 tiny coffins , each containing a small figure , and were found buried on Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh back in the 1936 . If I recall correctly , thes coffins also formed part of the plot...
helmont's ternary of paradoxes
the peak district
I am new on this list and this may sound peculiar but I am working on an online cat-a-log, being a catalog of mummified cats found in houses, churches,deliberatley placed there as a form of foundationsacrifice, all information is welcome, though some of these have a...
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This is one of my favourite weird tales!
It's like a 'Mary Celeste', but happened on the remote islands west of the Hebrides at the beginning of the last century.
The Flannan Islands have long been the focal point of many superstitions by the local people. Indeed there...
Edinburgh and the weird
I've just moved recently to Edinburgh, and was wondering if anyone knows of any particularly interesting paranormal places or events (I'm a student, I've got lots of time on my hands ;) ).
Living in the shadow of Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags is...
Anyone know who took this pic?
(Image is MIA. It is subsequently identified as the 1977 Shiels photo. This specimen of the 1977 Shiels photo is inserted as a substitute for the MIA photo originally posted here.)
the loch ness monster