Did you know… a real-life Scooby-Doo dog once caught a ghost in a Welsh village?
The sixth episode of the Ghosts and Folklore of Wales podcast is live…. NOW!
This time out, I explore one of my favourite, but also one of the most frustrating, subjects to research. It’s a topic I love to hate, and that is the ingenious – and not-so-ingenious – escapades of the paranormal hoaxers.
These are the people who pretend to be ghosts in order to fool people for all manner of reasons – some are just kids messing around, but others are much more sinister in their decpetions.
I’ve chosen three long-lost ghost stories from the Victorian archives to illustrate this – a funny story (well, to us nowadays it might be), a nastier story, and the best one of all, a tale I like to call the real-life Scooby-Doo ghost-hunting dog because it does indeed feature a ghost-hunting dog – just like Scooby-Doo!
You can listen to these spine-chilling tales, some of which originally appeared in the pages of Ghosts of Wales: Accounts from the Victorian Archives, by pressing the play button below… if you dare!
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Read more Welsh ghost stories
For more real-life Welsh ghost stories, check out Ghosts of Wales: Accounts from the Victorian Archives, available now from all good bookshops and online.