Category: Ghost stories

  • Curious Phantom of the Highway

    In 1993, almost a century after one of Scotland’s greatest heroes was killed in Africa a group of admirers gathered at Matjiesfontein in the Karoo to pay tribute to him.   Major General Andrew Wauchope, known to his men as “Red Mick” was killed at Magersfontein, and as was traditional he was buried there with his […]

  • The lighter side of a new home

    We said we were going to drive down the road, find a house and move there!  Our Johannesburg friends thought us mad and said so.  Nevertheless, we did just that and returned to say we’d bought a house in Beaufort West.  Everyone howled with laughter.   “You can’t go. You’ll be back. No one lives there.” …