An abandoned, original old movie theatre still holds ghostly customers from its past and calls to its former owner in her dreams.
Archives for October 2010
What are ghosts? What are they really? Are they tickles on the back of your neck, a shiver along your spine, a shadow crossing the kitchen floor? Out of the corner of my eye, I occasionally see motionless grey shadows, forms sitting in chairs and hallways, but I never feel threatened.
Julia McLean doesn’t believe in miracles or ghosts but there are some things that happen in her old house in Normandy that simply can’t be explained away with logic.
It’s not unusual to find a real mummy or two at William Jamieson’s place alongside authentic shrunken heads and two-headed creatures.
Halloween usually conjures images of ghosts and goblins, but outhouses were often a favourite of All Hallow’s pranksters.
Julia McLean’s adventures making cider the old-fashioned way in Normandy, France with a little help from friends.
Starring Béla Lugosi as Count Dracula, Edward Van Sloan as Van Helsing and Helen Chandler as Mina, Dracula premiered at the Roxy Theatre in New York on February 12, 1931. Newspapers reported that members of the audiences fainted in shock at the horror on screen.
As Lorne Daniel discovers, amongst Twitter followers, “Verified” Tweeps tend to really stand out, especially when their names are Atwood, Naked and Brogan.
It’s cider season in Normandy, France and Julia McLean loves to prepare homecooked meals flavoured with cider for her press gang helpers. Here are Julia’s delectable recipes. Your mouth will water just reading this and you’ll find yourself wishing you were sitting in Julia’s kitchen in France.
Our traveler learns that you can’t always judge a place by how the name looks on a map, especially when some names sound like sex toys.