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JACK’S BACK

One of the most enduring mysteries in British criminal history is without a doubt, the real identity of the scourge of Victorian London, the Whitechapel serial murderer known as ‘Jack The Ripper‘. Countless theories have been offered up which claim

THE LEGEND OF STINGY JACK

A TALE FOR ALL HALLOWS EVE…. One of most well-known traditions associated with Halloween, is the carving of pumpkin lanterns. Less well-known, however, is that this most common of Halloween crafts, has its roots firmly embedded in ancient Irish folklore.

A RIPPING YARN (Part One)

PREFACE.. “The idea behind the following series of articles came from a personal and life-long interest in the so-far unsolved series of brutal murders, that occurred between August and November 1888, in the Whitechapel area of East London. These events

A GRAVEYARD TALE

I am fascinated by cemeteries. I have visited dozens over the years while researching my family history, countless history projects, or as is more often the case, just to wander around if I have a spare hour to enjoy the