victorian ghost stories

Spooky Tale on Sunday “The Arguing Candles”

There once stood a solitary house in the wind swept flat lands of Northern Frysland. This grand house used to be a beautiful home, but what was left of it now had mostly withered away with time. Harsh winds and relentless weather had taken their toll. The house belonged to an old lady, she had lived there all of her life. First with her husband and their children. Later, as her husband had passed away and the children flew the nest, she lived there alone. She had become a solitary creature and did not appreciate the company of people much….

There is no such place as Far Away

“There is no such place as Far Away” This is the title of a book I am yet to read, gifted to me for my recent birthday. The title could easily be my mantra. I have always yearned to go there,  Far Away. A place of evergreen fields wrapped in a blanket of mist and mystery. The problem with that Far Away place though is that once you get there, it is no longer what it promised to be. Because once you get there, well obviously there is no longer that physical distance between yourself, your worries, problems, anxieties and…