Category Archive: Haunted Tales

Happy Hauntings! The Custodian’s Tale

I wish you all a Happy Halloween or Samhain. I hope you have left an offering at the crossroads and may all saints and all souls be blessed. I managed a little haunting… Continue reading

A Summer of monochrome and fairy lore

my submission to Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness (4-9) this week was this lovely butterfly at one of my hanging baskets. I had no idea that internet connection might be a problem from time… Continue reading

The Swan Maiden’s Tale

I have not been inspired much lately but  here is a  swan snippet that popped into my beleaguered brain. The images were taken at Hatley Castle’s lagoon in late summer, and after playing  with textures and… Continue reading

Castle Ghosts of Victoria

This was my offering to Ed Mooneys‘ spectacular Spooktacular for Halloween. The castle and grounds are a perfect afternoon haunt. Colwood is an area outside of Victoria and there, in a beautiful setting by the ocean,… Continue reading

Tales from the Basement and Other Dark Places where things go bump in the night

A spooky tale for Halloween- Oh no!  thought Charles as he lay quietly in his bed! The small lamp on the side table began to sputter and flicker and as briefly as a… Continue reading

Ghost Stories of Old Victoria

Old Chinatown.  In the spirit of Ed Mooney’s wonderful ghost stories and history challenges,  here is a little local history. I will have one more for his Spooktacular at the end of the month. Fort… Continue reading

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    the creations and builds of virtual worlds are worthy of exploration too. One of my top adventures and stories has been Rand Miller’s and Cyan’s Myst series and the online caverns of Uru which is a spin off of Myst.