Tag Archives: Ghost Stories

An Erratic Journal: “Home” in Ireland

Here’s a memory of a once-upon-a-time home (along with a bonus, an unexpected poem) from our Irish correspondent, Berna, over in County Kildare: Well, as for Innisfree, I wouldn’t much go for Yeats’ damp ‘clay and wattles’ cabin. There would … Continue reading

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Haunted by Insulted Saints??

  To get you in the mood for Hallowe’en, try out this first paragraph of a ghost story by Robertson Davies, called The Refuge of Insulted Saints (like a scorpion, the sting is in the tail of the paragraph): “It … Continue reading

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