Seanchai ("Storyteller" in Irish) Library celebrates the Celtic tradition of stories told around the hearth or in the pub to friends, family, and welcomed strangers. Seanchai Libraries bring stories of all kinds to life, in Virtual Worlds: Second Life & Kitely on the Open Metaverse.
WEDNESDAY, October 10th at 7pm: A HAUNTING WE WILL GO, with E.F. BENSON
“The narrator, I think, must succeed in frightening himself
before he can think of frightening his reader…” ~ E.F. Benson
Caledonia presents E.F. Benson’s “How Fear Departed From the Long Gallery.”
competition for Britain’s
most haunted house, Church-Peveril beats Hogwart’s Shrieking Shack by several
lengths of shrouding linen. Master Anthony, for example, still rides his mare
up the front staircase many a night, while great-great-grandmama Bridget
occasionally conducts “vague business” by a bedroom fireplace. Don’t speak to
her, for she led a “sultry” life, cutting relatives’ throats and disemboweling
herself with the axe used at Agincourt.
present day Peverils are more inclined toward country sports and merriment than
the nefarious deeds of their ancestors. But there’s one ghost—or rather three—whom even the