Ghosts & Murderers At The White Hart Inn, Edinburgh

From detatched legs to resident ghosts and links with murderers Burke & Hare, Edinburgh’s White Hart Inn seems to have it all

The Extraordinary Life of Deacon Brodie (A Full Account)

Spend any time in Edinburgh and chances are you’ll venture into Deacon Brodie’s Tavern, one of the most iconic pubs on the Royal Mile. The place is always crowded, especially during the summer and I can guarantee that one of the questions you’ll have while you’re there is ‘Who is Deacon Brodie Anyway’? Image |… Continue reading The Extraordinary Life of Deacon Brodie (A Full Account)

Half Hangit Maggie: The Woman Who Survived A Hanging

  The legend of Half Hangit Maggie, is one of the most re-told tales on Edinburgh’s Grassmarket and a story that is universally known as being about the woman who survived a date with the hangman.  I’ve come across Maggie’s story many times as I’ve been researching different aspects of body snatching and it’s perhaps… Continue reading Half Hangit Maggie: The Woman Who Survived A Hanging