Was the spooky knocking arranged in this “fun” ghost hunt? Chris Date, was heading a tour of a haunted hotel. After loud obvious knocks were heard in response to questions, the hotel owner wondering if someone was up in the attic. Indeed, there was someone.
Chris Date, a paranormal medium, is alleged to have rapidly driven away from the scene after suspicious staff who hung around after his tour spotted a man climbing down from the roof.
The 38-year-old, who calls himself Knight Guider, tells guests who pay £12-a-head for the ghost hunt that he can contact the spirit world.
During a recent tour of the “haunted” Halfway Hotel in Llanelli, South Wales, 14 people paid to join him in trying to contact the spirit world.
The ghost hunters were led into the hotel stables where Mr Date asked a spirit to knock twice in answer to a question.
The guests were hushed as two ghostly knocks were heard coming from the ceiling above.
I commend the hotel owner for seeking out a NON-paranormal explanation for this event. I recently experienced something similar during a “fun” ghost hunt. Every knock or sound was by default assumed to be ghostly communication. There was a distinct lack of curiosity about potential other causes. Except for me, that is, who was the first to crawl into a narrow corridor to discover the tapping sound was actually water dripping on an empty plastic bottle in a pile of trash. I kid you not.
That incident was probably not staged (certainly not by the ghost group I was with) but did Date pull a fast one? I wouldn’t be surprised. “Professional” Ghosties seem too often to be about ego and money.