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In this absolutely epic tale, Eilidh tells Kieran about the Jacobite uprising and the bloody and tragic battle of Culloden in 1746. It's our longest episode yet and the one we are most proud of so we hope you enjoy it! If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
We have such a good story for you this week, we're talking about Agnes Randolph - a complete badass who stood up for herself against a literal army. If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
We're here and we have a really cool story for you this week: we're talking about Coinneach Odhar, the Brahan Seer. Could he really see into the future? Did he actually exist? Come listen and find out! Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/ If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
This week we have a very serious episode for you. Today we're talking about the notorious and deadly Scottish Haggis. We discuss it's hiding spots, it's attack methods, and of course why you need to be careful if you're going to go into the Scottish mountains. Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/ If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
We have a tragic and spooky ghost story for you this week, we're really going back to our roots! We're off to Comlongon Castle near Dumfries to tell you all about Marion Carruthers. Come and decide for yourself: is she the Green Lady haunting Comlongon? Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/ If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
Come and listen to the story of the Kinloch brothers and the role they played in the creation of the insanity defence...  Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/ If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
Come and join us for a mega-episode this week - we're tackling the famous and looong history of Stirling Castle - almost a thousand years of antics!   We chat about Robert the Bruce, the infamous Douglas Murder and the spectral Green Lady that haunts the castle halls - you won't want to miss it! Thank you so much for supporting the podcast and apologies if we sound a bit strange, we're both a bit ill right now.  Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/ If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
For the first time here on the podcast, we're chatting conspiracy theories! We're chatting about the legends of Roslin Castle and Roslin Chapel, and the connections to the Knights Templar and the Holy Grail... wild, I know! We're both super interested to hear what you think about this episode, since so much of it is heatedly debated!  Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/ If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
We're going a little bit more serious this week, since we're talking about the collapse of the Tay Bridge. Come and join us to learn more about what actually happened. Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/   If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store    
It's a very gory tale this week, so I hope you're prepared... Eilidh is telling Kieran all the gruesome details of the Sawney Bean tale, but is everything all it seems? Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/   If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
We're back with Season 3, baby!   And we're discussing the wild story of Margaret Aitken, the famous Scottish witchfinder and Marion Walker, the woman that exposed both Margaret... and the Scottish Kirk! Help And Support Ukraine - https://www.unrefugees.org.uk/take-action/how-to-help-ukraine/ If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
Reading Your Ghost Stories

Reading Your Ghost Stories

2022-01-0101:15:05

It's happened! Some of you lovely listeners sent in your ghost stories and now we're reading them out. There are some excellent stories included and we're so excited to share them with you! If you want to be included in a future episode send us your ghost story to generallyspooky@gmail.com And as always if you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! Or you can order some delicious Bird and Blend Tea through this link. You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store  
Merry Christmas! Here's a bonus episode as a christmas present from us to you. It's actually something we recorded on Halloween where we found 5 spooky stories from reddit and read them to each other. Unsure of when to release it (since Kieran didn't get organised enough to release it on Halloween) we decided to make it a christmas special, we had a lot of fun and we think you'll love it.  If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
In our Season 2 finale, Eilidh tells Kieran about the amazing legend of the Stone of Destiny - the real sandstone block used to crown Scotland's monarchs for centuries. Come and join us to hear about how the Stone was stolen not once, but twice! If you'd like to support the podcast please consider leaving us a review! You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
S2E9 - Glencoe Massacre

S2E9 - Glencoe Massacre

2021-11-1102:03:41

This week, Eilidh tells Kieran about the infamous Glencoe Massacre - a brutal betrayal that meant disaster for the MacDonald clan in 1692, and became one of the darkest moments in Scotland's history. If you want to support the podcast, please subscribe and leave a review. We'd really appreciate it!  You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
This week, Eilidh and Kieran sit back and chat about the kelpies - infamous creatures from Scottish mythology, known for haunting rivers and luring the unsuspecting to their deaths... If you want to support the podcast, please subscribe and leave a review. We'd really appreciate it!  You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
In this episode, Eilidh tells Kieran about the devilish Boleskine House on the banks of Loch Ness. Once the home of the divisive occultist, Aleister Crowley, join in to hear all about the strange rituals he performed there and all about the lingering legacy he's left on the house...  If you want to support the podcast, please subscribe and leave a review. We'd really appreciate it!  You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
This week Eilidh tells Kieran about Skaill House in Orkney, a 400-year-old mansion with a neolithic village on its doorstep. It's little wonder that ghosts are rumored to wander its halls... Join us for one of our most haunted episodes yet! If you want to support the podcast, please subscribe and leave a review. We'd really appreciate it!  You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
This week, Eilidh tells Kieran all about Culzean Castle - a haunted fortress perched on the cliffs of Ayrshire. We discuss the ghostly piper trapped in the castle's caves; the story of a young slave who started a new life in the grounds; a man roasted alive by a jealous rival; and the curse of Archibald Kennedy... If you want to support the podcast, please subscribe and leave a review. We'd really appreciate it!  You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
In this exciting episode, Eilidh tells Kieran about the Appin murder, a murder mystery from 250 years ago! In the wake of the Jacobite uprising power is being grabbed and people are suffering from it, an assassin seeks revenge but who was the killer? If you want to support the podcast, please subscribe and leave a review. We'd really appreciate it!  You can also join us over on Patreon for loads of cool stuff: Get access to new episodes a whole week before anyone else  Gain access to extra mini-episodes every two weeks You can listen to the weekly wee blether where we debrief the latest episode and have a more casual chat.  You get access to the book club where Eilidh is currently reading the Turn of The Screw by Henry James Plus 10% off merch in our Merch Store
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