Cursed mummies, haunted mysteries, ancient magic. I write about some of my favourite things in this month’s Fortean Times.
I’m thrilled to say I’m editing a limited-run magazine devoted to British folk horror and the occult, featuring words by Ronald Hutton, Katy Soar, John Reppion, Verity Holloway, Dee Dee Chainey, David Southwell, Mercedes Miller, and myself, and art by Paul Watson and Eli John. The Sacrifice Issue will be out in late October 2019, and you can pre-order it here.
The tenth instalment of the Daily Grail’s Darklore is out now! This anthology series covers Forteana, hidden history, fringe science, the paranormal and the occult.
The Fortean Times Christmas special is out now, including my feature on The Politics of Monsters and interview to Guillermo del Toro.
Brazen heads were all-knowing mechanical devices supposedly endowed with the ability to answer any question and predict the future.
My “Spirits of Place” essay on the psychogeography of El Escorial is now available at The Daily Grail.
‘Spirits of Place’ is out now, featuring my essay on hellmouths and cursed Spanish royals.