Welcome my friends to 31 Days of Spook. Today’s Curse of the Sorry Rocks is submitted by my Auntie Sharon from Gentlestitches. Are you ready to be spooked – remember as always, my hoof is there for you. Happy shivering.
The area around Uluru in outback Australia had an unusual rainfall before we arrived last week. This resulted in a desert land with scatterings of plant life to be transformed into a carpet of wildflowers. Did I take some cuttings home to add to my own carefully crafted Australian wildflower garden?
I DID NOT!
Let my explain briefly………………
The area of and around Uluru is considered sacred. The Anangu people are the legal custodians. Visitors are welcomed but expected to act in a respectful way.
Visitors are allowed to take photographs and that is all. It is a 5000 dollar fine if caught with any sands or rocks but even so that alone doesn’t always deter people. What does deter people is
THE CURSE OF THE SORRY ROCKS.
Every year, rocks, sand and vegetation, often very small, are returned to the Katatjuka National Park head quarters with letters of apology. It seem either the people’s guilt or the curse, led to misfortune and misery of some kind and they want to atone.
So we took photos and made friends with camels. All of whom were “rescue camels” and very well looked after. (my camels name was Lasseter because he was found wandering around the Lasseter highway) When you are a visitor you should respect your host, particularly if there is a well documented curse if you don’t.
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Hello my spooky friends. I hope you have been having an awesome time so far this month on my 31 Days of Spook. Today we have another story submission from my Auntie Sharon who lives in Australia. You may know her better as gentlestitches. Do you know her from down under? If not, you are missing out on a wonderful friend. Please be sure to check her out and tell her Bacon sent you. Now for her tale of fright.
“A change of pace from Australia today. No horrible apparitions, weird man eating beasts, no outback disappearances and definitely no disgruntled yowies or bunyips creating havoc and preying on innocent tourists. This is about a fair dinkum “healing house” in Sydney.
This otherwise normal house in Guilford has become known as a “House of Miracles” with people flocking to it’s doors and many reporting cures and relief from symptoms.
Apparently it all started a few weeks after the owners 17 year old son was tragically killed in an automobile accident in 2006. People report the walls of the house began dripping oil and the boys parents were convinced their son was communicating with them.
Since then there has been a lot of investigations,skepticism and people saying they have been healed. Apparently the Dad was involved in fraud charges at one time but I think “miracles are just as likely to happen to someone with a past as to someone with out one. The walls continue to “drip oil” and people continue to report miracles to this day. The owners of the house refuse to take any money.
What do you think: haven or hoax?”
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