Where did the origins of this infamous spooky holiday come from? Is it a day where the dead come out to play? Can dressing up really protect you from evil spirits? And who was this guy Jack ,that they named the jack-o-lanterns after?
On Halloween evening 1974, a night of trick or treating goes horribly wrong. Find out why America was sent into a candy frenzy, scanning their children's sweets for razor blades, glass shards and ... poison.
In the first of our Halloween Month, we're visiting the great-granddaddy of haunted houses. Amityville! But... is it really haunted or is it just Glamityville? A house which fell victim to a very successful scam?
As a challenge issued to me by my cousin, at his wedding over the weekend, I'm talking all about THE WORST wedding disaster I've ever read! Find out what happens when a bride mixes health shakes with cocktails. A mess! That's what!
Join me as I interview an award winning poet - and friend of mine - Seterah Ebrahimi.
You can find more about Seterah and her work here: https://www.wordsmithery.info/setarehebrahimi
(Apologies if the connection suddenly cut - I was doing the interview live via phone. We have to be cautious thanks to Covid-19!)
What's the real story about this legendary ghost ship that can never make it to port and is cursed to sail the seven seas forever? Is it simply a myth to scare sailors or is there something more to it...
For this first episode I'll be going back to the original story of this classic fairy tale and find out why we should be afraid of the big bad wolf...