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The Durham Lights #2: The Candidates December 19, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
The Durham Lights #2: The Candidates

In a previous post we set out, with some help from Charles Fort and David Clarke the history of the Durham Lights, shipwrecking lights that turned up on the jagged coast at Whitburn (North-East England) in the mid late 1860s and that were only banished with the opening of the Souter Lighthouse in January 1871. […]

Kobolds and Lights in Derbyshire July 19, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Kobolds and Lights in Derbyshire

Beach is particularly proud of this one. It came from the pen of a spiritualist and relates to an experience c. 1860. It is now some few years since, being in the neighbourhood of a lovely valley called Dovedale, in the County of Derbyshire, England, I heard my kind host and hostess, Mr and Mrs […]