Ken, Deb, Nic
True are the nightmares of a person that fears.
Safe are the bodies of the silent world.
Turn pretty flower, turn towards the sun for you shall grow and sow.
But the flower reaches too high and withers in the burning light.
Get out your bricks —
Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat went to London to seek fame and fortune.
Faith must not be lost for this shall be your redeemer.
So started the Dodleston messages, alleged messages from the past and maybe the future! All sent to a BBC micro computer in the 1980s. Were the messages real or an elaborate hoax? Was a poltergeist to blame, or maybe even time traveling tachyons from the year 2109? Where was CBot in the 1500s? We cover all the bases as the traverse The Vertical Plane this week on Hysteria 51
Special thanks to this week’s research sources:
The Vertical Plane | Ken Webster – 978-0008288334
The Mary Celeste Syndrome | John Pinkney – B005JR1FX0
Phantom Messages | William J. Hall – 978-1938875175
Out of This World 20th August 1996 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipz43IHiK-0
Out of this World 27th August 1996 – https://youtu.be/1WXSjRvOYr4
This Mysterious Computer Could Prove Time Travel Exists | Nostalgia Nerd – https://youtu.be/nEDgG5MKndo
Reddit – https://www.reddit.com/r/TheVerticalPlane/
Land and Spirit – http://landandspirit.net/earth-energies/leylines/
H2g2 – https://h2g2.com/edited_entry/A88039182
Time Slips – https://time-slips.blogspot.com/2011/08/wot-strange-wordes-thou-speke.html
Contacting 2109 – https://contacting2109.com/vertical-plane-ghost-machine/
Society for Psychical Research – https://www.spr.ac.uk/
Stardot Forum – https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=15271
Stardot Forum – https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1393
Mercurius Politicus – https://mercuriuspoliticus.wordpress.com/2010/11/01/ghost-in-the-machine/
Unexplained Mysteries – https://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/forum/topic/9878-the-vertical-plane/
Macy Afterlife – https://macyafterlife.com/2018/02/10/time-hopping-the-amazing-story-of-ken-webster/
The Joy of Mere Words – https://tomruffles.wordpress.com/2020/08/14/the-vertical-plane-by-ken-webster/
OZY – https://www.ozy.com/true-and-stories/did-a-ghost-inhabit-this-computer-or-was-it-a-long-con/97259/
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