The effects of the Chernobyl disaster will endure for thousands of years to come. So how will that legacy be understood by future civilisations?
Arthur Spray, known as ‘The Mysterious Cobbler of Bexhill’, wrote an autobiography in 1935 which detailed his famed powers in healing and hypnotism.
I feed on as many books of London lore as I can find, everything from Neverwhere to London Orbital, King Rat to A Journey Through Ruins, Savage Messiah, The Great God Pan and The London Adventure.
The cursed painting is an enduring urban legend that continues to have the ability to scare us, and also makes a good tabloid news story.
Spirits of Place is an anthology examining the relationship between place and narrative: how stories, folkloric or historic, become embedded in a location.