Why was one child favoured as poster child for the hoax?

As we’ve pieced together a more complete timeline of the Hampstead SRA hoax, one thing that’s become apparent is that when given a choice, Abraham Christie and Ella Gareeva tended to allow Sabine and Belinda’s conspiracy-minded friends to interview RD’s son rather than his daughter. For example, we noticed that when Brian Gerrish was permitted…

Abe proves he was lying about the tattoos

It’s been some time since we discussed the issue of the alleged tattoos. Those who’ve followed this blog will recall that Abraham Christie and Ella Gareeva Draper forced her children to claim that “everyone in the cult” had devil and/or monster tattoos on their privates, along with various piercings, which identified them as cult members.…

Is Hoaxtead an ‘internet prophecy cult’?

One aspect of the Hampstead SRA hoax which many of us have trouble grasping is how people can maintain their seemingly intractable belief in such an utterly improbable story, for more than three years now. Scarlet Scoop first mooted the idea of the true believers as a kind of cult, and it’s a thought we’ve…

The demented world of Anthony G. Pike

If you’re ever bored and looking for a hit of fruitloopery of the most deranged variety, there’s always the Rev Dr Anthony G. Pike’s Blog of Bizarreness. There you will find the (literal) cave-dwelling knuckle-dragger dispensing nuggets of wit and wisdom to troofers who subscribe to his extensive email list, like some sort of delusional,…

The real Hampstead Coverup…revealed!

Coverup: an attempt, whether successful or not, to conceal evidence of wrongdoing, error, incompetence or other embarrassing information. In a passive cover-up, information is simply not provided; in an active cover-up, deception is used. If you’ve read even a little of what devotees of Abraham Christie and Ella Draper have to say about the Hampstead SRA hoax, you’ll have come across…