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  • Beachcombed 90 December 1, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Uncategorized , trackback

    Dear Reader, November a pleasant month after the hell of October (ever forget): lots of writing and proofreading. Thanks for all good wishes. There follow the most interesting words sent in to StrangeHistory. Thanks to all contributors and linkers…

    Beach

    Big Brother Urban Legends: Filip G with some great East bloch examples…

    Cruiser Tank: NH gives us a tank and a village and, almost, a pub….

    Death of LHO: Brilliant parody sent in by two readers….

    Devil Wings Mystery: Chris S. on those mysterious flappers…

    Eating Mermaids: Dugong Man on dugong flesh….

    How to Make a Ghost: Bruce T and Chris from Haunted Ohio Books with some examples…

    Islam, a Warlike Religion: EC introduced Jainism into the ranking…

    Ku Klux Klan Clothes: Nathaniel on this being genuine…

    Late Witch Attack: Jill with the original article…

    Not Waving but Drowning, Reiki: Some fascinating emails here…

    Nude Scottish Mermaids: Jane on cold water swimming…

    Ostrich in Medieval China: Bruce T. on the Asia ostrich…

    Sphinx Dream: Bob S on a Biblical dream…

    The Half Million Club: Southern Man with three problems (agree with 1 and, on reflection, 3)…

    The Lady of the Key: Lisa L with a parallel story (can’t get it because in Europe…)

    The Rolling Muff of Gross Isle: Steven R with tumbleweed (lots of people wrote in with this suggestion)…

    Time, Blood and Money in World War Two: Mike Dash points out a Reddit thread on this…

    Total Eclipse: Bruce T on Tecumseh and co…

    Turkey Horror: Ruth in OK with Turkish history… [perhaps non native animals make for better ghosts… headless bears etc.]

    Witches and Brambles: Jill with a new case from Dorset…