This is a collection of beliefs, superstitions, and history from the land Down Under. The ghost of an person who died without being buried will become a demon. It was once thought in the Gold Coast region that the devil was always nearby to bring misfortune.
Nature often provides some kind of indication when disaster is about to strike. Tornadoes have signature cloud formations. Hurricanes often have a build up of winds and precipitation that continually worsen.
Today, most people believe the dreaded banshee is exclusively Irish and is always malevolent. This is not the case. The banshee has been a common element of life for centuries, in several countries, and her origins are relatively unknown.
We’ve all heard the history of the sinking of the Titanic. We’ve heard of the pomp and pagentry involved in the luxurious vessel as well as the tremendous loss of life. What we seldom hear is the strange events leading up to it.