Tag: Mark Rees

NEW BOOK: The A-Z of Curious Wales is available for pre-order

My next book The A-Z Of Curious Wales is available to pre-order… now! You can also have a sneak peek at a low-quality proof the cover (below), which might change before publication (UPDATE: Yes, it did change before publication!): Here’s the publisher’s blurb: The A-Z of Curious Wales by Mark Rees “Strange Stories of Mysteries, […]

Ghosts of Wales on Folklore Thursday

Mark Rees’ research into the “Ghosts of Wales” can be read on the Folklore Thursday website The “Ghosts of Wales” are no ordinary ghost stories, and Folklore Thursday is no ordinary website. On Mark Rees’ Folklore Thursday page you’ll find tales of: • A murderer who returned from beyond the grave. • A two-headed phantom […]

NEW BOOK: The Little Book of Welsh Landmarks out now

The Little Book of Welsh Landmarks is available now from all good bookshops. The Little Book of Welsh Landmarks, the second “little book” from Mark Rees, is available now. Following on from The Little Book of Welsh Culture (The History Press, 2016), this was by far the most challenging book that I’ve written to date. […]

Mark Rees records Christmas ghost story special for BBC Radio Wales

Mark Rees, author of Ghosts of Wales, will be talking about corpse candles and death omens on a special episode of festive ghost stories for BBC Radio Wales. Ahead of Christmas, the BBC in Wales are broadcasting a series of creepy specials with each looking at a different supernatural subject. Mark has recorded an episode […]

Folklore Thursday: Read about the two-headed phantom from Ghosts of Wales

Ghosts of Wales: Accounts from the Victorian Archives by Mark Rees on Folklore Thursday: Did I ever tell you about the two-headed ghost which terrorised a Welsh community? No? Well, now you can read all about it in my latest Folklore Thursday article!