Saturday, 20 October 2012

Fog It Blog It, Black Dog!

Mollys' Spooky Graveyard Picture for Halloween

Halloween Tales From Spooky London Amen Court.

As Shocktober continues getting us nearer to Halloween we thought today we’d bring you yet another story from bizarre spooky London. So heading off to Amen Court, Westminster we will tell you the pawsome tail of the Black Dog of Newgate. This spirit is said to haunt Amen Court near St Paul’s, where a wall from Newgate Prison remains. The wall was part of Deadmans’ Walk down which condemned prisoners once walked when going to the gallows. The Black Dog is said to have been witnessed as a sinister shadow gliding up and down the streets and crawling along the top of the wall immediately before an execution was due to take place. A moment of shear terrier? I bet I would flea without a paws! This is accompanied by a hideous smell and the sound of dragging footsteps. One prisoner called Luke Hutton wrote about the existence of the Black Dog. He believed it to be the ghost of a former prisoner called Schoiler, who had been eaten by the other starving prisoners. I bet that ticked him off and a whole new leash of life for him then! The prisoners imagine that they had seen Schoiler, a sorcerer, at night in the form of a black dog. He would walk restlessly round the prison, his jaws open in preparation for his revenge. Dis temper of his needs to be cur tailed we say. The dog haunts the passage to this day, slithering and crawling all the way to Amen Court where it disappears. Such a scary melon-collie story!


  1. That is a pawsome story.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  2. Molly......I think I'm going to wait until Christmas to visit you: you are too scary for me !!! LOL

  3. Ooooo dear..Miz Molly, you should have your own SPOOK HOUR TELLY SHOW! are the Master of Horror, the Maven of Macabre!!! WOOOOOO, I'M SCARED!!! teeheee

  4. Geez you scared us this morning. It's not even light outside yet and now I just wanna go back to bed and hide under the covers...

    Lily Belle

  5. Scary!!! Oh MOlly, I think Halloween is your favorite time of year!

  6. Thanks for this story - I LOVE IT! have a spooky saturday!!!

  7. Our people went there when they last visited. The man liked the spookiness, our lady did not!

  8. It's so scary! I will ask Mom whether I can sleep beside her tonight.


  9. 2nd attempt. Mom hit publish too soon
    Ohhhhhh is post made me shake in my booties!

    We left purrs on Jesse'sblog
    Madi your bfff

  10. YIKES! That is skeery!
    Lovies, Miss Mindy

  11. Molly, you never seem to run short of great and funny and scary posts. We love it!!

    We didn't know Jesse J, but we left some words of condolences for his family. So sad.

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  12. Thank Dawgness you have a way of makin these SCARY stories kinda FUN... sorta givin them a ..... NEW LEASH on Life.... so to bark.

    Otherwise I would be too afraid to read about them.

    You crack me up

  13. Mowzers, Molly - you sure know how to Shock 'tober!

  14. *gulp* This gave Mommy the heebie-jeebies.

  15. Oh Molly, these scary stories are great to read, but this Howl-O-Weenie stuff has me waking up at night, Now Mitey Bites the Vampire Scottie just eats this stuff UP!

    Your Pals
    Susie 7 Bites

  16. What a tail!!!

    wif lubbs from Little Reufs

  17. Ooooh, an excellent story!
    Dip Bridge and Elliot x

  18. BOL! Scary melon-collie story indeed ;) Sure looked like you enjoyed your fresh prisoner bones there Molly ;P You are such a goulie girl ;)

    Waggin at ya,

  19. That's a scary story, Molly, and that picture of you is even scarier! If we ever visit London, we will be certain to avoid Amen Court! We hope your sicky icky is gone and that your paw is getting better!

    Susan and Wrigs

  20. Molly, that is downright scary. We will be avoiding London as it sounds like a very scary place.

    We have been reading your older posts and catching up on all the happenings. We hope your ouchie is better. You should have seen our mama after she gave all the kittens a mani/pedi-cure! It was so funny.

    Cindi Lou and The Kitty Krew