Weird Tales Radio Show we have the concluding part of our interview with historian Richard B. Spence on the life, times and mysterious disappearance of Sidney Reilly, the Ace of Spies – and Ace of Double Crossers. We've also a tale of ghostly Roundheads & Cavaliers who walk at this time of the year and we learn about the Candle in the Wind spell – yes there is an Elton John connection.
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Christian was born a 'chime child' with a caul and grew up in a haunted house. According to legend a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to ghosts and fairy folk without fear of coming to harm – allegedly! And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt by a newspaper.
"I drink tea and I know things – that's what I do" says Christian.
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