Published on Thursday 3 May 2007 12:09 – NO-ONE could remember the last time a living human soul had ventured there. Certainly, it’s been closed off to the public for more than 100 years – though few of the tourists and residents trundling past on their way to the Castle would even be aware of its existence.
Staff at the next door Camera Obscura use the bottom two floors of the long-neglected Ragged School, but admit no-one goes up to the top two floors.
So when Edinburgh medium Ewan Irvine, of Scottish Paranormal, and his team carried out a recce of the building recently in preparation for an event at this month’s annual Ghost Fest, they weren’t quite sure what to expect. But on a bright Saturday afternoon, with the happy chatter of Castle visitors clearly audible from the street outside and sunshine streaming through the cobweb-covered windows, it became clear that they were more likely to uncover health and safety issues than ghostly encounters. Continue reading →
It looks so much fun doesn’t it? The TV aspect of paranormal investigations and the amount of activity reported throughout the usual hour session. Non-stop historical information, theories and action as we sit on the edge of our seat in awe of what is transpiring in front of us. It truly is fantastic entertainment and personally I love getting lost in the excitement but at this, it stops.
You see, I have been both behind the scenes and on real investigations and the difference is night and date, they truly should not be thought as the same. Continue reading →