Towards one o’clock, the Jacobite artillery opened fire on government soldiers. The government responded with their own cannon, and the Battle of Culloden began.
Bombarded by cannon-shot and mortar bombs, the Jacobite clans held back, waiting for the order to attack. At last they moved forwards, through hail, smoke, murderous gunfire and grapeshot. Around eighty paces from their enemy they started to fire their muskets and charged. Some fought ferociously. Others never reached their goal. The government troops had finally worked out bayonet tactics to challenge the dreaded Highland charge and broadsword. The Jacobites lost momentum, wavered, then fled.
Haunted Scotland looks at the increasingly interesting area of on-site live audio interaction, allegedly communicating with spirits and non-physical energies. This is achieved via a modified fast scanning radio device, prompting manipulation by any alleged spiritual beings.
Scanning at super-speeds but still managing to form coherent sentences or key phrases, can this device provide afterlife communication with our loved ones or lost souls?
Personally, I have a lot of thoughts and hypothesises with regards to the paranormal, with most being formed through many a discussion with other great minds from within the paranormal community. I am open enough to admit that on entering the field I had zero knowledge of what I was getting myself into, the basic understanding of environmental probabilities and thus I had to build relationships and learn from those who have walked (and/or continue to do so) before me.
One such intrigue was the whole sentient and non-sentient haunting theme and I would spend weekends in deep discussion with people like Chris Huff from the North East of England. He had over 30 years of experience and I was like a sponge while also formulating my new ideas and thinking. Continue reading →