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THE STRANGE OCCURRENCES PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION TEAM
2012 Strange Occurrences team photo, taken during one of our regular tea & biscuits sessions at Photospace Gallery:
Denise Durkin, Jo Davy, Rob Wilson, Scott Bomann, James Gilberd, Patrick Brown, Helen Jones, Mark Marriott, Karen Lee
Team photo taken at Inverlochy House, Wellington, 5th March 2011
We all have lifelong interest in the paranormal. None of us claims to be psychic or
has the skills of a medium,
but - like many people -
we have each had our own experiences of things that are difficult to attribute to normal or natural causes.
We all strive to gain knowledge and understanding in this fascinating field of research.
With various arts and science degrees in the group (including a Ph.D. and a medical doctorate) we understand and respect scientific
method and take the position that nothing
in nature is absolutely proven; we can only work with the best available theory or hypothesis and hope to perhaps develop a better one.
We try not to be led by personal belief when investigating the paranormal. We feel it is better to be neutral, regard all evidence objectively, and to be
open minded to possible explanations of phenomena that lie beyond the current understanding of nature.
"But at the last, what do we know?" - Arthur Machen.
James Gilberd, Patrick Brown and Jo Davy are currently members of Paranexus.org and have passed the Paranexus CPI
(Certified Paranormal Investigator) exam.
The CPI course is well thought-out and constructed, and
covers most aspects of paranormal investigation in a comprehensive and holistic way. We believe it is a highly worthwhile programme and we thoroughly
The original incarnation of Strange Occurrences:
"Campbell, Collington, Stark & Gray - Paranormal Investigators",
established 2005. (L-R): Denise Stark, Karen Gray, Mark Collington, J.Duncan Campbell.
Our first internet profile page went up late 2005 and just sat there. This is the oldest version of it that has been archived: September 2006
and then the update in April 2007
(The missing team photo is the one that appears above.)
Once we began to get enquiries for our services we "came out from behind our mysterious web presence", dropped the pseudonyms and got down to business.
The progress of Strange Occurrences has been extensively charted in print media, radio and television - see media
Contact the Strange Occurrences team by emailing:
firstname.lastname@example.org - James Gilberd
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Paranormal blog: theevilmoriarty.com
"Who am I?
As a bird I fly about
Seeing things, partaking of things.
Let my heart be delighted with them."
- Aztec poem.