UFOs

Did a UFO crash into the Baltic Sea?

In 2011, Swedish divers discovered a baffling object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. One that bears an uncanny resemblance to the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars and makes electrical equipment stop working when you get too close. Say it with me: whaaaat? During an expedition to find an old shipwreck in the summer,… Continue reading Did a UFO crash into the Baltic Sea?

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, Updates, Writing, Writing Advice

Million Eyes II: The Unraveller to be released in July!

I had planned today to share a few quick updates on where I am with the Million Eyes series, not expecting my publisher, Elsewhen Press, to email me this morning with their release schedule for Million Eyes II: The Unraveller! So I can now officially reveal that the book will be published in July as… Continue reading Million Eyes II: The Unraveller to be released in July!

Cryptozoology, Unsolved Mysteries

What caused nine hikers to slash up their tent, flee half-naked in snow, and die horribly?

The strange and gruesome deaths of nine skiers in the Ural Mountains in 1959 have been blamed on abominable snowmen, aliens, government agents and ‘Artic dwarves’ at one time or another. Known as the Dyatlov Pass incident, it is probably Russia’s biggest unsolved mystery, continuing to incite rampant speculation to this day. We will probably… Continue reading What caused nine hikers to slash up their tent, flee half-naked in snow, and die horribly?

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, Time Travel

Is the Mandela Effect evidence of time travellers? New Time Travel Nexus article published

Earlier this month, a new article of mine was published on Time Travel Nexus (the first in a while thanks to Covid setbacks at the site). It's a new Time Travel Nexus Investigates article, a fun column where I look at real-life alleged cases of time travel such as Rudolph Fentz, the Charlie Chaplin Time… Continue reading Is the Mandela Effect evidence of time travellers? New Time Travel Nexus article published

Conspiracy Theories, UFOs, Unsolved Mysteries

Britain’s Roswell: The Berwyn Mountain UFO crash

Being unable to see anyone or go anywhere (thank you Covid) has led my girlfriend and I to spend our weekends working on our collaborative novel. And since the novel is a sci-fi set in space with a ton of aliens, I thought I ought to get my head in aliens and space for this… Continue reading Britain’s Roswell: The Berwyn Mountain UFO crash

Real-life monsters, Urban Legends

The truth behind the Christmas monster, Krampus

In every legend, there’s an element of truth. So what is the truth behind the anti-Santa, Krampus? For the uninitiated, Krampus is the half-demon, half-goat companion of St Nicholas whose name derives from the German word Krampen, meaning ‘claw’. He bears horns, fur, fangs and a long tongue, and he carries chains, bells and a… Continue reading The truth behind the Christmas monster, Krampus

Conspiracy Theories

How Trump made conspiracy theories less fun

I’ve been writing about conspiracy theories since 2014. Back then, speculating about whether Diana was murdered, JFK was shot from the grassy knoll and NASA have been lying for decades about the shape of the Earth, was fun. To be fair, imagining what evil deeds powerful people might be committing behind the curtains still is… Continue reading How Trump made conspiracy theories less fun

Books, Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing

New Million Eyes short story published in anthology “The Thing About Seventy”

A new Million Eyes short story has been published in the Rushmoor Writers 70th anniversary anthology The Thing About Seventy, available now from Amazon as a paperback and an ebook. The story is called What Happened To 70? and is a Doctor Who-esque tale set in 1984, about two women. One gets invited by a… Continue reading New Million Eyes short story published in anthology “The Thing About Seventy”

Movie Conspiracies, Urban Legends

Dark Side of the Mouse – 10 disturbing Disney urban legends

What comes to mind when you think of Disney? The Disney brand is all about fun, innocent, family-friendly entertainment, full of warmth and soul and happy endings. That’s why Disney calls its world-famous theme parks the happiest places on Earth. Grand claims like that are, of course, going to invite naysayers to open the door… Continue reading Dark Side of the Mouse – 10 disturbing Disney urban legends

Parapsychology, Unsolved Mysteries

The man who predicted the Titanic disaster (and other WTF premonitions)

On a clear, chilly night in April, a tragedy occurred in the North Atlantic. An “unsinkable” British passenger liner, the world’s largest ship, crashed into an iceberg on its starboard side and did the very thing they said it couldn’t: sank. Due to the insufficient amount of lifeboats, it took most of the passengers with… Continue reading The man who predicted the Titanic disaster (and other WTF premonitions)

Million Eyes, Million Eyes - Latest News, News, Short Stories, Writing

Updates on the Million Eyes Series

My lovely newsletter readers will know that I've been using this crazy, weird year to make extra progress on Million Eyes II, the second installment of the Million Eyes trilogy. And it's worked, too. I'm much further ahead than I would've been had Covid-19 not forced a temporary halt to almost everything else in my… Continue reading Updates on the Million Eyes Series

Conspiracy Theories, Murder Mysteries

The murder of Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein died in jail on 10th August 2019 and took a mountain of secrets with him. His associations with the likes of Prince Andrew, Donald Trump, Bill Clinton and Harvey Weinstein have led a lot of people to wonder if his secrets might be to do with them. And that one or more of… Continue reading The murder of Jeffrey Epstein