Searching for spirits

Trial 4

I was very inspired by this Polaroid of the haunted landscape behind M.R. James’ childhood Suffolk home, taken at dusk by the writer Adam Scovell. I had a look through my Diana Baby 110 shots for some suitably folkish, spooky shots of Chichester, which is where I’m currently living. Although ancient, I don’t think this city has many ghosts, but I’ve heard tell of ‘Pharisees’, the Sussex fairies, which I wrote about many years ago here. 

About Emily Turner

By day, journalist. By night, postgraduate researcher and doctoral candidate at the University of Sussex, studying the medical humanities in the Victorian period. Occasional artist.

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