Fortean Times

Collected features and reviews from the pages of Fortean Times magazine…

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 407)
Thoughts on work by Drew Mulholland, Everyday Dust, Soiled, Harold Turgis, D Rothon, Kemper Norton, Repeated Viewing, The Unseen and Sharron Kraus

Trompe Le Monde – The Return of Erwin Saunders (Issue 407)
“Why are you asking me all these weird questions?” World Exclusive: An interview (of sorts) with intrepid pixie-hunter Erwin Saunders…

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 404)
Thoughts on work by The Heartwood Institute, Hawksmoor, Dream Division, The Eccentronic Research Council, The Hardy Tree, Michael Tanner and Kerrie Robinson, Beautify Junkyards and Belbury Poly, Firefay, Personal Bandana, Spurious Transients, The Occultaria of Albion and Erwin Saunders

Casting The Runes: Dave and Toni Arthur’s Hearken To The Witches Rune (Issue 403)
“I’ve had a lot of strange experiences. A lot of stuff that could be construed as magic…” Dave and Toni Arthur tell the extraordinary story behind their 1971 occult-folk classic.

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 400)
Thoughts on work by Richard Littler, Concretism, The Twelve Hour Foundation, Scarred For Life, Field Lines Cartographer, Dogs Versus Shadows, The Left Outsides, Alison Cotton, The Night Monitor, Usborne Books, BFI, Nancy Gaffield and the Drift, David Boulter, The Sodality of the Shadows, Holy Moloch and Will Maclean

The Psychedelic Shift (Issue 399)
“When did the depiction of those with an interest in the ‘unexplained’ shift in popular culture?”

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 398)
Thoughts on work by Belbury Poly, Gilroy Mere, Field Lines Cartographer and Polypores

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 395)
Thoughts on The Best of COI: Five Decades of Public Information Films

Erwin Saunders: Pixie Hunter (Issue 395)
“An extravagantly bearded man in a camouflage hat is nervously explaining his hobby of tracking and cataloguing ‘wilderness folk’, in particular the ‘Morsu Pixies’…”

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 393)
Thoughts on work by Jon Brooks, Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood, Adam Scovell, Drew Mulholland, R.B Russell, Hattie Cooke

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 391)
Thoughts on work by Keith Seatman, Douglass E Powell, Plone, Panamint Manse, Capac

One Man’s Trash: The Ephemeral Obsessions of John Townsend (Issue 390)
“‘He was collecting on a different level,’ says Jonny Trunk. ‘Relentless. Absolutely relentless. It’s so hardcore’…”

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 389)
Thoughts on work by Paul Weller, Repeated Viewing, Rupert Lally, Jonny Trunk

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 387)
Thoughts on work by Richard Littler, Concretism, The Soulless Party, VA (Scarred For Life), Jon Brooks, Hattie Cooke, The Central Office of Information

Where Ghosts Gather (Issue 385)
“In 1977, Usborne published World of the Unknown: Ghosts, the children’s book that inspired a generation of junior Forteans…”

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 385)
Thoughts on work by Alison Cotton, Vic Mars, Neil Scrivin, Drew Mulholland

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 383)
Thoughts on work by Sean Reynard, Quentin Smirhes, Handspan, Polypores, Oliver Cherer, Robin Saville, Folk Horror Revival

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 381)
Thoughts on work by Jonathan Sharp, Visage Pale, The Home Current, A Year In The Country, Mark Brend

The Haunted Generation in the Fortean Times (Issue 379)
Thoughts on work by Frances Castle, Drew Mulholland, Delia Derbyshire, The Delaware Road, Justin Hopper, Sharron Krauss, Belbury Poly, Richard Littler

The Haunted Generation (Issue 354)
“There are four of them, blank-faced children in old-fashioned pinafores, standing at the end of the street, staring back at me. They could be Edwardian; it’s difficult to tell. Time is standing still here…” The original Haunted Generation feature.

The Wizard of the Edge (Issue 336)
As The Weirdstone of Brisingamen plunges swiftly into a murky world of lost magic, dark forces and twisted folklore, I gradually begin to realise that I have found my Favourite Writer In The World…”

Hobnobbing With The Hobs (Issue 330)
“My favourite moorland walks were filled with their own breed of dwarf-like, mischievous, hairy-footed men…”