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I Still Wonder Who They Were by Temilicious

This happened to me when I was in grade. 11, I was about 15yrs old. It was 2001. It was a saturday and I was partaking in our sportsday at school, I played netball and was horrible at it. At the end of the day a group of friends and I decided to go chill at the mall and because it was winter and ...

Portuguese Girl by Shayliha

I'm new at this and have a lot of stories to share, so here goes one of many! This happened to my grandfather and one of his co-workers/friends. After work one day they decided to go and have supper at a new restaurant close to where they both worked. (They were both bachelors, didn't cook for th...

It Won't Leave Me Alone, Am I Being Paranoid Or Is It Real? by Worriedorparanoid

I am now 24 and since I can remember I have been having these weird experiences. I am blessed with being able to hear, feel and see spirits. In our family I know I am not the only one but it seems that I am the only one that is affected by it or that it only seems to be happening to me. I normally s...

Holiday Experience by Temilicious

It's been a while since anything has happened to me, hence the silence, but there is something I experienced over the December holidays, but because I have been so busy at school (decided to go back & study this year) , I haven't had time to post it, until tonight. It's nothing scary or exciting ju...

The Man In A Trench Coat by Temilicious

I come from a family that experiences a lot. It's a very interesting life, which, while growing up I thought it normal; 'til I realised my friends don't have so much activity occurring in their households. Don't know if I envy them or what. Luckily we have never had anything bad happen. Only to my g...

Lady On The Corner by carrycat

This story happened to my step-dad. He is not particularly superstitious but it was scary for me to hear him tell this story. He thinks there might be a rational explanation for it. My step dad has two jobs; his second job is as a waiter at a local watering hole. He works the late shift and prefers ...

Crying Girl, Moving Furniture, Scary Looking Double & Things by Cat

From the time I was young I always noticed weird things. I always passed it off as my over active imagination as I was taught to believe that ghosts don't exist. Nothing strange has happened in a while but I recently (almost a year ago) moved out of a house that I believe was probably the most haunt...

Touch Of A Ghost? by Nats282

I had an experience about 4 years ago where I was asleep alongside my boyfriend of 7 years. He lived in a small house, but with his room on the opposite side of the house to all the others. It may have been about 2 am in the morning; I lay asleep on my stomach, when I awoke with an excruciating burn...

The Old Businessman by Hexotericka

Here I will give you another account of my brush with the supernatural, as it were. The account is rather lengthy, so please bear with me. During the years between 1997 and 1999 I worked as a DJ and hosted the karaoke events at a karaoke bar in Sunnyside, Pretoria. We would usually close up in th...

The Night Hag by Hexotericka

Of my many experiences, one of the most puzzling has been from my early childhood. I was six years old, and we had been living in a house that was built for us about seven months prior to the incident. From the first few weeks that we lived in the house various oddities started happening around t...

The Abnormal by SUMMER

I do believe in the abnormal, I have had experiences since my childhood, fortunately nothing neither extreme nor bad. I'm a 26 years old female and hope that some one can help me. This is not a story but a mere cry for help. We are moving this weekend in a house which we luckily know the history ...

Nightmare Or Real? by princessroe

This happened just a few nights ago. I was sleeping when I suddenly woke up after something jumped on my bed. I then laid still and felt something trying to get under my duvet. It felt like a dog. Now I live in a flat that doesn't allow any animals and all my windows were closed as it is winter. ...

Weird Going Ons by princessroe

This story takes place when I was about 9 years old. We lived in this one house which was real creepy. Most houses in South Africa only have 3 bedrooms so for a family with 3 children it was a bit difficult to always find the right house. Now this was a 3 bedroom house but my dad worked far away ...

Pets In Spirit by petsinspirit

To start our story, let me kick off with this lovely poem Please don't mourn for me I'm still here, though you don't see. I'm right by your side each night and day And within your heart I long to stay. My body is gone but I'm always near. I'm everything you feel, see or hear. My spirit is f...

The Tunnels by cracklepaint

My name is Carl and I live in South Africa. I've not had many experiences with the super natural But I've been fascinated by it. Well this is one experience I did have. A couple years ago when I was still in high school I was about 16 years old (I'm 25 now), my friends and I would go hang out i...

Our Old House by dickycolin

I'm generally quite a sceptic and am extremely pragmatic when it comes paranormal topics, especially ghosts. I do believe that most things can be explained. However, have had some truly unexplained things happen to my family and me most of which happened in a house I used to live in. The house was b...

The Woman In White by Enchantress

So usually what I see is shifting energy / aura or basically an outline of the entity and my mind tells me the rest, is it a man, a woman, etc however this one night it was very different. I had a friend who was 21 and still very young in mind, she was going through a rough time with her family a...

Crying Out For Help by Enchantress

So I am afraid to submit story just in case I invoke them to come after me again. Since a child I have seen weird and wonderful thing, but I don't want to cower forever I want the facts and I want to know how to protect myself. First memory ever, I must have been about two years of age. The house...

Spiritual Influences That Destroyed My Family by Angel1

When I was about 5 or 6 years old my family lived in an outbuilding somewhere in a township. My mum and dad always lived with my dad's in-laws and the outbuilding was the first room that they rented. Needless to say they were quite excited because they were finally independent. Everything was fine i...

Mysterious Lover by Impish

This experience happened about 5 years ago and can be hard to explain. I know it sounds like this was just a dream but too much says it isn't. It was a hot summer's night. One of those nights's when it is so hot you slept naked. I decided to taunt the other side. I'm like a lot of females who wan...

A Message For My Friend by _Izanne_

I'm not sure what to make of this, so please tell me what you think... When I was 14, my best friend's (let's call her Tasha) boyfriend died 24 hours after he had been in a car accident. About four or five months before he died, we were at some school event where Tasha's boyfriend had to wear a t...

Our Chill Gutter Tunnel And The Gray Lady by Sinobiah

This is my story. Weather you choose to believe it is up to you. My name is Ashleigh and I live in South Africa. I guess I should start off by telling you the background of the scenario since some places in the world have a very different outlook on normal day to day lives than others, as well as...

The House My Mother Grew Up In 3 by _Izanne_

As you may have read in my previous stories, there were some strange happenings in our old house. Apart from that, Mom and I had very weird dreams when her bed was standing on a certain spot in the room (I slept in her room when I didn't have friends over, I was too scared to sleep in my room alone!...

The House My Mother Grew Up In 2 by _Izanne_

Since my mom heard the scream coming out of my room, I went to sleep in her room every night, except when I had friends over. These are the less freaky things that happened in our house: My mom and I were in her room one night, just sitting and talking about random stuff and the cat sleeping ...

The House My Mother Grew Up In by _Izanne_

This all happened about 6 years ago. My mother found out that the house she grew up in was for rent, she was very excited. She asked me to go with her to see what changes had been made to the house, if there were extra rooms built onto the house or something. I didn't think twice about going, I ...

Trying To Destroy Me by Ratex

I have been a believer in the supernatural world for as long as I can remember. I used to be a very spiritual person when it came to my religion. I was told before that I have a third eye. I can see spirits and also see what is wrong with them, and try and help if I can. Boy oh Boy! I did not ...

Grandad by Lex

I was nearly 13 when my granddad passed on after being sick for nearly a year. I hadn't seen him in about 3 years before then, as us grandchildren always made turns to go visit our grandparents as they lived far away at the coast, Cape Town. My granddad and I had always been close-he was a teach...

Two Strange Things That Have Happened To Me by Pho3nix

When I was about 4 or 5 years old, my sister and I were spending a Saturday night at Granny and Grandpa's (as kids do when parents want a night off) in an old house in Bulwer Street in Pietermaritzburg. This was back in the 1980's when LA Law was on directly after Graham Hardt finished the weather o...

My Job At The Hospital 3 by staaldak

This is my third submission of the events I experienced while working at an old hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. For more information about the location of this event, namely our archive room, please see my second submission, 'My job at the hospital 2'. Again many thanks to all who have poste...

Attacked By Ghost In Bed by Maryke

Let me just start by saying, up to last week I did not believe in ghost, then, I had my own experience. I am a manager of a funeral parlor. Everybody always tell me this and that story of what happen to them, but I will work through the night and never hear or see anything. Last week I only worke...

A Really Chilling House Sitting Experience by kerrylee

A good couple of years ago I lived in a semi detached house with my cousin, her husband and their two children. They were going on holiday and asked if I would watch their house for them. Sure, I said, why not? I asked their daughter if I could please use her room to sleep in as it had all the ame...

Angels And Demons Experiences 2 by princessroe

I have told you about some of my demon experiences. How about a story of my angel experiences? As I said in the previous story, I haven't seen an angel in years but that doesn't mean they are not there. When Lucifer fell, he took a third of the angels with him. That means two thirds stayed behind. I...

He Pulled My Toes! by kerrylee

My nearest and dearest brother passed away August of last year. We had a private joke that we shared where he would mock me constantly about the length of my second toe. It was rather long. About three months after his passing, round about 2:00 in the morning, I woke up to feel my two toes on my l...

Angel And Demon Experiences by princessroe

I have always been able to see angels and demons. I don't recall every being really fearful when I was younger but when I became a Christian the demons started tormenting me more. Now before anyone asks what they look like, I am going to tell you that I have never seen a demon in their true form, on...

Angry Harry, The Old Man by Sandy2008

It was a summer night in November 2001. My fiance at that time and I went to visit our friends who had just bought their first house. Our friends have 3 kids, aged 7, 4 and the baby was 18 months old. We had to sleep in the 4 year old girl's s room. Being a sensitive myself, I noticed that there ...

Shadowy Head With Eighties Hair by princessroe

Now, I know I told you all that I would write about my demon stories but I have decided to start with something small. Something I remembered recently again-something that happened to me as a young child. I was about 3 or 4 years old when this happened. One night while lying in my bed, I could...

Voice In The Dark by Casper4

This happened at my fiancé's parent's house in Johannesburg, 2003. Now when they bought the house it was really dilapidated and vandalized, but it is what they love doing so slowly but surly they started fixing it up and building rooms on and so on. Now this house to me is still very creepy even...

Midnight Awakenings by princessroe

When I was about fourteen years old my cousin died of AIDS. His father lived in a town about six hours away and he came to Johannesburg for the funeral. He stayed with us during this time. The night of the funeral I had been feeling strange since leaving the funeral. That night I went to bed whil...

Little Ghost Boy by Casper4

This is my second time and I really hope you will enjoy this one. We moved into our new house in Johannesburg in October 2001. A little detour quick, most of the woman in our family can feel, hear and see things there are cases of one or two men but it is mostly the woman. I for one was born wit...

My Job At The Hospital 2 by staaldak

This is my second submission of the events I experienced while working at an old hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. For more information about the location and its history please see my profile and my first submission, 'My job at the hospital'. This will be a fairly long relation of events so p...

Missing Soap by Casper4

This is my first story on this website so please take time to read it. Back in the mid 60's my grandparents stayed in a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. My mom has 4 sisters and 3 brothers so in total there were 10 people in the house at the time. Every night my Gran would put a new bar of ...

A Resident Ghost Or Two? by trau

After reading a story on the site - I related to a lot of the examples. I went home and told my husband - who does not believe in anything paranormal - the story which focused on negative energies in the home they occupied. My husband and I still consider ourselves newlyweds - we got married last...

The West Coast Road by trau

Maybe some of the South African members or some who know the history of our country can help me with this one! About a month back, a couple we (I and the husband) are friends with, popped in one Saturday to tell us they were pregnant - to celebrate, we suggested we go for lunch. For some reason o...

My Job At The Hospital by staaldak

When I was 19 I was studying accountancy at the University of South Africa, part time. I also worked as a bookkeeper for a medical company. Our offices were situated on the premises of a rehabilitation hospital in Auckland Park in Johannesburg. The hospital specialised in rehabilitation ranging from...

The Children by jessysteyn

I am new here, but enjoy every moment reading your stories. I have had a few "strange" encounters with "things", so I have decided to let you know of all my stories. There are quite a few so I'll start at the beginning. Just for some background information, I live in South Africa in an area call...

Yet Another Experience in That Room by trau

It seems that many of my experiences happened in my teens. I am naturally a scared person due to my mother always scaring me senseless with her stories from Kimberley. I was 14 at the time of this one. OK, here goes... It was one of those Sunday evenings, when we all just turned in immediately...

Noah by carrycat

This is a story that happened to me about two years ago-I was 24 and Pregnant with my second child, I was 28 weeks pregnant. To have more understanding of what I am about to write you should know that my father had passed away 5 months earlier (when I was about 2 & a half almost 3 months into my pre...

Ou-mens Gelowe, Old People's Stories by trau

This incident took place 7 years ago - when I was doing my final year of high school. My mother was returning from a holiday in Europe and she expected a spotless home when she got back. I had decided to re-arrange my bedroom. I was warned about the way I had done this, with the head of the bed faci...

Dr Molemo's Ghost by carrycat

This is a story regarding our family farm on the outskirts of a small Town. I have never seen the apparition myself but my Grandfather was friends with him and my uncles and older cousins swear they have seen and heard the old Doctor walking around the farm house. This apparently happened in the 60'...

My Dad Appeared to my Friends by Believer

My dad passed away in 1993 in a helicopter accident in Malelane, South Africa. We were very close and I still miss him dearly. In the year 2000, me and a few friends went away for a week to a secluded place on a game farm. It was raining outside on the 3rd evening, so we all decided to stay indoo...

The White Crocodile God by Stegosaurus

I live with my father and brother in Johannesburg South Africa "and no there are no lions or antelope running around in the streets it's a city just the same as any other in the US". Well I'm 19 years of age now and a geography student at the University of Johannesburg UJ. I'm a white young male but...

Whispers and Tall Shadows by Hexotericka

In my 30 years of life I have had various encounters with the paranormal. Some of them, however, are truly memorable. One story that comes to mind is the one I will relate to you now. It was early in the 1990s when we moved into a double-storey block of flats in the mid-city area of Benoni. It wa...

Hands Around my Throat by Perushka

Four years ago, I started my university education and for the first time I was living away from my family. The university is about 650 kilometers from my hometown and I was living at one of the oldest residences on the campus. It was called Sunnyside and was a female only residence. I made many f...

Thirsty Ghost by Mynessa

I was 9yrs old when I got sent to boarding school. We were Catholic so naturally the school of choice was a covent school in a little farming town about 2hrs away from home. The school was beautiful at the foot of a mountain with plenty of space for young kids to run around! It was pretty strict, we...

Dead Man Coming Back Home by Mynessa

My husband's brother and his wife has recently moved into a new place. We went to visit them on Tuesday and had a good time not realizing that anything was wrong. Yesterday while my sister-in-law and I were talking, she told me what they have been going through in their house! I was totally freaked ...

Responses to my Possession Story by Anne

I would like to respond to the comment made by Shane and bittersweet about my possession story. I realize that I was not very specific in my story about everything I experienced. You see I was telling my story from the perspective of assisting those that claim to understand demon behavior, to start ...

Possession by Anne

My name is Andrea and I want to share with you briefly my experience of demon possession. I had a demon follow me for most of my life. I of course was not aware of this at the time but after I was released from the demon about two years ago, I actually was able to do a very fascinating thing. I was ...

Old Man Jack by Shaun

As I had previously promised, this is another of my strange experiences. I was about 13 years old at the time. Earlier on that morning, an elderly gentlemen, Jack, who lived in the house situated behind ours, had passed on as a result of a long illness. He was a kindly old man and the children aroun...

Guardian Angel or Menacing Apparition? by Shaun

Late in 2001, my wife was at home taking care of our 8 month old baby girl. She laid the sleeping baby in her baby cot, pulled up the side safety bars and locked it into place, and then proceeded to the kitchen to continue with her day's chores. Several minutes later, she walked back to the bedroom,...

Something Attacks Me Before Falling Asleep by JacobsT

Last night, it happened again. Goshhh, it is scary! I was sleeping over at my boyfriend's place. We fell asleep at about 24:00 pm. At about 1:30 am it happened. Something woke me up and I was lying in bed frustrated because of waking up. As I started dozing off to wonderland, I heard a hollow, loud ...

Haunting at 8 First-Street by RolandJordaan

This list of encounters which befell my family (mother, father, older sister and myself) dates back to the years 1990 up until early in 1995. At this time it may be relevant to mention that in this town, all houses are leased for free to the town's inhabitants, before our relocation into this house,...

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