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Otherworld North East
Studies in the Unexplained

Website design and content © Otherworld North East 2003-2015
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The opinions expressed on this website belong to the individual authors, who also retain copyright of their own material

North East Paranormal | Newcastle Paranormal | Durham Paranormal | Northumberland Paranormal

Otherworld North East
Studies in the Unexplained

Website design and content © Otherworld North East 2003-2016
unless otherwise stated.

The opinions expressed on this website belong to the individual authors, who also retain copyright of their own material.

North East Paranormal | Newcastle Paranormal | Durham Paranormal | Northumberland Paranormal


Our OWNE Thoughts

Articles and Reviews 2012-15

Weird Weekend North 2016
by Gayle Lakin, April 2016

Imaging Demons: an experiment in Photographic Reading” by Tony Liddell, March 2016

Book Review - Ghostology: The Art of the Ghost Hunter by Steven T. Parsons” by Lee Munro, March 2016

Have you been down to the woods today?” by Tony Liddell, 5th February 2015

Finding Bigfoot - town hall event” by Lee Munro, 8th June 2014

The paranormal - sometimes explaining it is the least important thing” by Lee Munro, 29th May 2013

Respect for the dead? What about the living?” by Lee Munro, 30th April 2013

Phantom Clowns, Black Eyed Kids & Entity Experiences” by Lee Munro, 16th April 2013

Investigating Derelict Buildings: Is there a ghost of a chance of serious harm?” by Tony Liddell, 1st April 2013

Everything that's wrong with armchair paranormal investigating” by Lee Munro, 25th February 2013

Why correlation is not causation, and why it matters” by Lee Munro, November 5th 2012

Unity in the Community: another paranormal delusion?” by Lee Munro, 12th August 2012

Paranormal belief and ingroup/outgroup psychology” by Lee Munro, 18th May 2012


Archived Articles

Our articles from 2007-2011 have been archived and are available for download or online perusal on Joomag.

“The Rise and Fall of Goblindom - Goblins vs Ghosts
by Tony Liddell, April 2016

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairy#/media/File:I_samma_%C3%B6gonblick_var_hon_f%C3%B6rvandlad_till_en_undersk%C3%B6n_liten_%C3%A4lva.jpgIn 1903, The Folk-Lore Society published its fourth volume in the County Folk-Lore series, collected by M.C. Balfour of Belford, Northumberland. In it, Balfour very aptly named a section ‘Goblindom’, which collated the folk-tales of Northumberland specifically referring to the ‘Little Folk’ that for centuries were a supernatural staple in northern English popular belief and lore. Many of the supernatural entities in this article originate in the sixteenth century - long before the rise of Spiritualism in the nineteenth century, and in these earlier entities many of the facets often now regarded as ghostly can be seen (in particular poltergeist activity). When it came to the ‘Little Folk’, Northern England had no room for ‘Tinkerbell’ - even the fairest of fairies had their dark side in our region’s folklore…click the ‘read the article button below to read more


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Most Recent Articles and Reviews

Book Review: Black Light: Perspectives on Mysterious Phenomena by William J. Grabowski
by Lee D. Munro, May 2016

Book Review | Black Light: Perspectives on Mysterious Phenomena by William J. Grabowski…When it comes to books on the paranormal, what we usually get are either: a) A cataloguing of events, reports or stories with little or no critique or b) The author’s bias’s or beliefs being passed off as facts and truths on a given subject… Grabowski’s Black Light is neither of these. Not that those types of books are inherently bad (though many trees have died in vain via the printing of many; one plus for kindle I guess), but sometimes you need someone to come along, shrug their shoulders and say “dunno, beats the hell outta me, it’s interesting but….what happens if we poke it with a stick?”  This is essentially Black Light’s angle...

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