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Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Mike from PINK Paranormal
29th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 492 views. 0 comments. Conversations with a paranormal investigator, General.
This week I head back over to the USA and chat to Mike from PINK Paranormal

Victorian mourning customs
28th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1638 views. 3 comments. General.
During the Victorian period, there was a certain etiquette to be followed when someone passed away. From formal attire to post mortem photography, it is how the deceased were mourned and honoured during the 1800's.

Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator .... Penny from Haunted Histories Parasearch Radio
24th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 738 views. 0 comments. Conversations with a paranormal investigator, General.
Penny from the UK is a historian, paranormal enthusiast and host on a radio program Haunted Histories on Parasearch Radio.

The ghost frequency
23rd September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1717 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation.
We know that infrasound can cause a person to believe that they are experiencing something paranormal. There is however one particular frequency that invokes these feelings and it really hits the mark. It is referred to as 'The Ghost Frequency'

Disembodied voices
21st September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 1781 views. 2 comments. Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, General.
There are a lot of fancy terms to describe certain paranormal experiences. One of those is a 'disembodied voice'. What exactly is it? Is it different to EVP? What are some explanations for this phenomena? I look at it from a few different angles to get you up to speed.

Conversations with a Paranormal Investigator ... Josh from Midnight Paranormal
19th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 549 views. 0 comments. Conversations with a paranormal investigator, General.
This week I head over to the NZ to talk to Josh from Midnight Paranormal. An old school no nonsense investigator I know I have personally learnt a lot from!

Does the paranormal field help salvage our history?
17th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 697 views. 2 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
History is history. It happened and we can't change it. There seems to be a tendency to demolish in the hopes we will forget, but it is important the legacy lives on and that we don't forget. In some cases, paranormal investigations are keeping old venues open saving them demolition by bringing in much needed cash ..... but for how long?

The book of the dead
17th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 836 views. 2 comments. General.
Ancient Egypt is a fascinating subject.  Equally fascinating was the belief that Ancient Egyptians had for the afterlife.  You only have to look at how a person was ‘prepared’ after they died to realise they had a tremendous respect for the soul and most definitely believed in some sort of afterlife.   They even had a book called the book of the dead which would help the soul navigate the afterlife to reach a place of eternal bliss with their loved ones.

Effectiveness of baseline readings
16th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 570 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know, Paranormal Investigation, Paranormal Equipment.
While we do prep work and baseline readings before an investigation, does doing this during the day and investigating at night or even on a different day effect these results? How should we work with our baselines?

Conversations with a paranormal investigator .... Cat From Spirit Paranormal Investigations
13th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 472 views. 0 comments. General, Conversations with a paranormal investigator.
This week I chat to a fellow Aussie investigator Cat Ward. She has been in the paranormal field for 18 years and always willing to have a chat and lend advice to her fellow investigators. She has some really interesting thoughts too!

Fortune Telling from the 1970's
10th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 844 views. 0 comments. General.
When my Nan passed away, I was given a deck of cards she used to read. She used a typewriter and stuck the meaning to each card. They are easily over 50+ years old as well as cuttings from a New Idea article on fortune telling from the 1970's. Due to overwhelming demand from my followers, I have written each card meaning and included some photos of the cuttings. Take a journey back to the 1970's! If anything, the ads are a bit of a laugh.

Females and the paranormal
7th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 624 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Investigation.
In a typically male led industry, why is it most of the people attending tours, investigations and demonstrating abilities are female?

Conversations with a paranormal investigator ... Brian from GhostQuest.net
7th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 462 views. 0 comments. General, Conversations with a paranormal investigator.
Brian from New Hampshire in the USA, dedicates his time to researching and running a website dedicated to maintaining a large database of 'haunted locations' as well as general information about the paranormal field.

Hollywood 'horror' stunts to promote movies
4th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 665 views. 0 comments. General.
In our modern world, it is pretty hard to shock people. We have become so desensitised that the content in some movies is just down right disturbing. Movie companies are always looking for ways to get you to see a movie and will often promote it as the 'Scariest movie ever'. This is not a new practise. It has been done for decades. Let's look at some of the most popular examples of 'horror movie hype'.

Random word generator VS the Ovilus
4th September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 654 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment, Paranormal Investigation.
The Ovilus is a controversial and popular tool to investigate the paranormal. I have previously looked at the odds of a relevant word appearing, but how does it stack up against a random word generator? Here is an experiment you can try using a random word generator to compare against your Ovilus results and stack up just how often do random words come up?

Conversations with a paranormal investigator ..... Ashley Knibb
1st September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 511 views. 0 comments. Conversations with a paranormal investigator, Interviews, General.
Conversations with a paranormal investigator aims to shine a light on individuals throughout the paranormal field from all corners of the world and the work they are doing. In the first edition, I talk to fellow paranormal blogger Ashley Knibb from the UK

Does the way you investigate help you toward the answers you are looking for?
1st September 2018 Sarah Chumacero 382 views. 0 comments. General.
I recently looked at myself and my research compared to how I investigate. Do I investigate in a way that aids my research to help me find these answers I am looking for? Am I asking the same questions week in and week out when I should be looking at things differently?

Jail or Gaol .... which is one is it?
26th August 2018 Sarah Chumacero 889 views. 0 comments. General.
Australians spell old prisons as Gaol. Modern prisons here in Australia are referred to now as Jail. Americans have always spelt it as Jail, now we do too, yet we spelt it as Gaol up until the 1990's. Confused? Me too.

Ethics, grief and the paranormal.
21st August 2018 Sarah Chumacero 852 views. 0 comments. General, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
Just because we can, should we? In an unregulated industry, there are certain things we need to stay away from. While it can be a bit of fun for some, there are people that are grieving or protective of family members who have passed away that we need to be considerate of. How soon is too soon?

Why we should avoid recording EVP sessions in MP3 format
15th August 2018 Sarah Chumacero 998 views. 0 comments. General, Paranormal Equipment, Stuff paranormal investigators need to know.
EVP is one of the staples of paranormal investigating. If you don't have any equipment, you are still able to record a session using a digital recorder or a mobile phone. While it is convenient, it may not be useful as we think it is if the audio is compressed into MP3 format.