Tag Archives: Ghosts

Haunted Locations of Victoria, Vancouver Island

My new book The Haunting of Vancouver Island is now available. Many of these stories are told in full, complete with images. The following is a list of haunted locations in the Greater Victoria Area. There is a separate post for the … Continue reading

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Science and Ghosts

“Science itself does not always know why a thing is so.” – God’s World: A Treatise on Spiritualism (T. W. Stead. 1919) Ghosts, they’re everywhere! From the pages of the Bible to the old building down the street, people have … Continue reading

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Qualicum Heritage Inn: The Great Haunted Condominium Sale

The Qualicum Heritage Inn on Vancouver Island has long been reputed to be haunted. Robert Belyk found the stories so compelling he opened his 1990 (2002) book Ghosts, True Tales of Eerie Encounters with over ten pages of the Inn’s … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Samhain

Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland was published in 1887. In it, Lady Wilde provides a snapshot into the minds of the Irish peasantry of the time. She does so by interviewing the elders of a dying faith … Continue reading

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Artist and Chief James Swan: on First Nations ghosts, prayer and black magic (Part 2/3)

(Take Back Our Children mural detail. James UuKwaqum Swan) James, do the Nuu-chah-nulth people believe in wandering spirits, or are there First Nations ghosts? Whether I believe in it or not, there are ghosts. In our culture ghosts are stuck. They … Continue reading

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