The Matron at the York Hostel

You know what, even after what I've been through, I'm still pretty skeptical. I don't have much choice but to believe in spirits or ghosts, I've seen, heard, felt and had my life uprooted by a close encounter with one. I just have a lot of trouble believing most other people when they tell me ghost stories.

After the event I'm about to relate, I had post traumatic stress disorder which made my life a living hell for 4 years. I spent years of my young adult life introverted, afraid and unable to deal with people. I wasn't the only person who was affected by this haunting, either, I'm lucky that my scars were only mental ones, others were not so fortunate. Almost 20 years later, It's still a personal struggle to even write this down.

Submitted by Simon, WA, Australia