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Hayley Stevens

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Hayley Stevens is a Wiltshire-based paranormal investigator using scientific scepticism to solve spooky mysteries. Described in The Times as 'The Scully end of "The X-Files Spectrum', Hayley is the host for The Spooktator podcast which examines the weirder elements of life, society, and the media, and also writes the award-winning 'Hayley is a Ghost' blog.

Electrician Sheds Light on Viral Birmingham Ghost Mystery

Hayley Stevens explains how the recent ghost captured on a Birmingham CCTV camera may have a far more mundane explanation.

The Mysterious Wels Catfish

Hayley Stevens interviews a candidate for our notorious lake monsters The wels catfish can live for at least thirty years and can grow to incredible...

Beware the App-aritions!

Hayley Stevens gets her smartphone out and goes ghost-hunting Imagine the scene - a darkened room, the promise of ghosts. Only a candle illuminates the...

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