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Glimpses into Spirit Life – a rare book of spiritualist seances

Images from ‘Glimpses into Spirit Life’ (1927), a New Zealand published book of records of spirit communications in the mold of 1909’s ‘Occult Research, Reincarnation, Life in Other Planets & Antiquity Unveiled by Spirit Intelligences’.

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O.E. Hugo, Spiritualist.

O.E. Hugo, who wrote two of the more convincing hymns to the ancient gods that were produced in 19th century New Zealand, seems to have been a colourful character. Like many of the eccentrics who provide material for this blog, … Continue reading

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Fairy Horsemen

From Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘The Coming of the Faeries‘ 1921 The wide distribution of the fairies may be judged by the following extremely inter- esting narrative from Mrs. Hardy, the wife of a settler in the Maori districts of New … Continue reading

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