MJ STEEL COLLINS picks five haunted places to visit in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland
MJ STEEL COLLINS says Glasgow Theatre Royal ghost tour rivals those from Edinburgh Theatres have their own unique...
MJ STEEL COLLINS marks St Andrew's Day today by looking back on the Battle of Killiecrankie ,...
Glasgow has produced some rather unusual people, according to MJ STEEL COLLINS
FRANCES ABBOT ponders whether St Columba made the first recorded sighting of the Loch Ness Monster
MJ STEEL COLLINS gives a brief history of Loch Ness' most famous resident
FRANCES ABBOT remembers the victim of Dundee's last witch burning
Glasgow writer CATHIE DEVITT talks about growing up near the notoriously creepy Castlemilk House
MJ STEEL COLLINS tells the tale of Edward Pritchard, the last person to be publicly hanged in Scotland
Here's a tasty first for Spooky Isles - a delicious recipe for Halloween straight from this day in 1936!
MJ STEEL COLLINS picks Scotland's five most spooky places to visit this Halloween
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the very Scottish tradition of Hallowe'en
SIMON BALL reviews Lord of Tears, a 2013 Scottish horror based on the Owl Man legend
FRANCES ABBOT tells how the bloody Battle of Culloden from 1746 still haunts the local landscape
When I was a little girl I believed in fairies, says AMY VAN DE CASTEEL
MJ STEEL COLLINS picks five haunted places to visit on Scotland's Isle of Arran
WE all know that the Loch Ness Monster definitely exists. There have been sightings of the mysterious creature lurking beneath the dark waters of Loch Ness for hundreds of years. However, the big question that has never been answered is, just what kind of a monster is Nessie? READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
MJ STEEL COLLIN explains how the recovery of a Glasgow cancer patient led to 17th century Catholic martyr being made a saint
Let’s finish off Spooky Scotland Week with the terrifying Tam O’Shanter Overture, Op. 51 by Sir Malcolm Arnold. The dramatic yet sometimes humorous piece of music, based on the famous Robert Burns poem about a drunk’s eventful night avoiding witches, bogies and other beasties, was completed in 1955. This recording, of the New Symphony Orchestra...
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the fascinating tale of Isobel Gowdie, a Scottish woman tried for witchcraft in 1662
FRANCES ABBOT looks at the bloody and ghostly history of Rait Castle in the Scottish Highlands
Author GEOFF HOLDER reveals how Perthshire has a monument to a witch that never existed!
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks back on the dark and spooky history of haunted Edinburgh Castle
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at the dark and haunted history of Edinburgh's Greyfriars Cemetery
MJ STEEL COLLINS says the ghost of an executed murderer still lurks on the site of the Stirling Tollbooth