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  • Beachcombed 87 September 1, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Beachcombed, Uncategorized
    Beachcombed 87

    Dear Reader, August was gentle and productive but the summer is now running out… Existential angst with the Barcelona attack: family on same street the day before. There follow the most interesting words sent in to StrangeHistory. Thanks to all contributors and linkers…  Enjoy September! An Immortal in Venice: precious stuff from R. Labanti on the […]

    Beating Up Ghosts February 20, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Uncategorized

    It is surprising (or perhaps depressingly predictable) that many ghosts turn out to be men dressed up in sheets. Very often these ghosts are roistered by the local population, who seem to enjoy the hunt: memory of ghost riots… Here are two reminders of why you never want to be that person: when the Scooby […]