The Serpentine Mist Form of Swain’s Lane: Guest Blog by Redmond McWilliams

The Serpentine Mist Form of Swain’s Lane PLUS: a Forty Year Old Mystery Finally Solved? Guest Blog kindly contributed by Redmond McWilliams Date of investigation: Friday, December 9th, 2011 (9-10pm GMT). Being much intrigued by the two separate attacks that were allegedly carried out by the Highgate ‘Vampire’ on both a male student and a … Read more

Some Thoughts Upon Highgate’s Ley Lines : Guest Blog by Patsy Langley

When the Romans came to Britain, they found a land as mysterious and strange as darkest Africa was to the Victorians. Standing stones in the landscape, dreary and cold and with superstitious people who looked nothing like them, and had very odd religious practices. This was the land of the ghost story, of monsters and … Read more

The Highgate Vampire versus Spring-Heeled Jack

This article, which I wrote quite some time back, is probably mostly whimsy. But it does include some fun contemporary sources. Were the Highgate Vampire and Spring Heeled Jack one and the same? Definitely not. Were (or are) they in any way of the same supernatural origin? Probably not, although I suppose that they COULD … Read more