In this month's issue
The latest issue of Fate & Fortune, on sale now, is packed with great stories!
When her mum, Margaret, passed away a week before Christmas, Debbie Barratt was heartbroken. It was Margaret’s favourite time of year, and now she wouldn’t be here to enjoy the festivities she always spent months joyfully preparing for. But on Christmas Day, Debbie was in for a shock. Expecting to see her mum’s house in darkness, she couldn’t believe her eyes!
Angus Kennedy’s 14-year-old daughter was missing on a bitterly cold night. Instead of being tucked up safe in bed, she was roaming the remote countryside. Fearing she could have slipped into a river, tumbled down a ravine or fallen unconscious from hunger, he and his family were frantic with worry. What they needed was a miracle, so Angus prayed to the angels. What happened next was truly amazing…
Did you know the internet is full of people looking for help with haunted dolls? And collectors wanting to buy them? In our fascinating report, we meet Jayne Harris, who trawls the web looking for dolls with spirits attached. She takes them into ‘quarantine’, placing them in a locked cabinet with a crucifix while she establishes if their spirits are malicious or friendly. We also meet Ian Rogers, who uses possessed dolls to attract the dead during ghost hunts, and Michelle Fountain, who reveals how she makes her haunted dolls feel at home.
There’s nothing worse than spending your hard-earned cash on gifts the recipient won’t look twice at. So if you’re about to start your Christmas shopping, hold your horses until you’ve read our star man Justin Toper’s astro gift guide. Using his expert knowledge, he reveals the presents that will delight both adults and kids, according to the sign they’re born under. Even if you’re strapped for cash, Justin offers up thrifty but thoughtful suggestions.
Wouldn’t it be great to look into a crystal ball and see what kind of festive season lies ahead for you and your loved ones? Well, you can do exactly that with the help of our special Christmas oracle. Pick the magical Christmas symbol you’re most drawn to, discover the message it has and then repeat your special affirmation between now and the big day to help make your wishes come true.
Having your smalls rifled through by an unknown intruder is bad enough, but discovering the culprit is a ghost is doubly chilling, as Pauline Hickson knows. Even fleeing her home wasn't enough to thwart the pervy phantom's obsession with her undies. And after moving house no less than six times, she was at her wits’ end. Read her chilling story and discover the drastic steps she had to take to stop the spook getting his hands on her knickers and bras.