Michelle Remembers

A social worker speaks out about SRA

We’ve mentioned before how much we appreciate the messages of support and information that come in every day on our “Contact Us” inbox. A couple of weeks ago, we heard from a long-time reader who offered us some fascinating insight into how the Satanic panic of the 1980s and 1990s swept through the mental health…


‘Believe the Children’, Mach 1

As many of our readers know, one of our regular commenters, Justin Sanity, is a veteran of the late-20th century Satanic panic which began in North America and spread to the UK. In a previous post, he gave us a unique and fascinating look at the book that brought “Satanic ritual abuse” into the mainstream:…


Hoaxtead mob: Get your stories straight

Recently, a few of us were sitting around talking about why it is that so many of those who support the Hampstead SRA hoax simultaneously seem to believe that the 2012 Sandy Hook shootings, in which a 20-year-old man fatally shot 20 children aged between six and seven years old as well as six adult…

Penny Pullen

Penny Pullen: Pull the other one

We’ve mentioned in the past that we receive a steady stream of emails from our readers. Letters of support, tips about goings-on in the Hoaxtead mob, suggestions for stories, the odd complaint, and every now and then, an email from someone who just wants us to shut up and go away.