Father Paul, otherwise known as Lieutenant-Commander the Reverend Paul Inglesby, who has died aged 94, held unconventional views on the origin of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) and once tried to stop the Queen watching Steven Spielberg’s alien film Close Encounters … Continue reading
The amazing artist Laurie Lipton (‘Delusion Dwellers’, above) and I were recently guests on Ken Hollings’ Hollingsville radio show on Resonance FM. On the menu were Godzilla and other famous monsters of fifties filmland, Laurie’s beautiful drawings and her suburban childhood, … Continue reading
The Strange Story of Sally Hartman : a sad 1950s tale of the CIA-out-of-control, LSD and… UFOs. In Mirage Men I touch upon the possibility that some early UFO encounters, particularly the case of Antonio Villas Boas, ‘Abductee Zero’, and perhaps … Continue reading
Flight patches for an experimental aircraft known as ATOP, the Advanced Technology Observation Platform, have been making ripples in the world of the black aircraft enthusiasts.
Booklist July 1, 2010 Mirage Men: An Adventure into Paranoia, Espionage, Psychological Warfare and UFOs. Pilkington, Mark (Author) Sep 2010. Skyhorse, hardcover, $22.95. (9781602398009). 001.942. British journalist Pilkington knows how to spin a yarn, and this book should appeal to fans … Continue reading
From the UK Metro, 18 April 2010: Bumble bees as big as ‘flying mice’ have been spotted by nature lovers across the country, it has been claimed. But there is no need to worry, experts say, because they are probably not as … Continue reading
The following extract from an article about unmanned drones in Pakistan and Afghanistan is a perfect illustration of the ways that technology and folklore can become entwined, and of the psychological power wielded by those with the technological advantage.