I’m sure that over the last couple of weeks you have heard about the latest craze teenagers are getting involved, called the ‘Charlie Charlie Challenge’.
One thing in life we all take for granted is our brain, we all use it automatically and rely on it to, think of an answer to a question or for writing this article like I am now, but what do we do to help keep our brains in shape.
We’re asked quite regularly why we ghost hunt. I suppose in some ways it’s quite odd to see two teenagers spending their nights in dark buildings looking for something that may or may not exist…
In July we investigated Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker in Brentwood, Essex (not exactly secret though it’s signposted! After watching the Most Haunted episode we quickly said yes after being invited, and it turned out to be an interesting night!
What is it about abandoned buildings that seem to intrigue us? It could be anything. A disused, broken shed. A half standing, pitiful remnant of what used to be. Or an old manor house, that once held many a memory, but now is claimed only by nature and vandals.
When you visit Woodchester, you really do feel as though you are walking onto the set of a horror movie. You travel to the middle of nowhere, and travel down a long, winding driveway that takes you through the woods, before you even get to glimpse Woodchester Mansion. But once you get there, the sheer beauty of the place stuns you.
Rebecca Mascull’s book lets us into the unearthly world of Adeliza Golding. She is born on a Kent hops farm with very little sight but can see a host of pale and curious faces who whisper and nod at her – these are The Visitors.
14 Oct 2014 Hayley Baxter