Creator and host of The Strange and Unusual Podcast, Alyson Horrocks, has had a life-long love affair with history and the macabre. Born and raised in California, Alyson has also lived in England, Idaho, Utah, Connecticut, and now in the greater Boston area and is always on the look out for elements of the strange past in any area of her residence or on her extensive travels. When not busy podcasting, Alyson works as a freelance writer, specializing in New England, history, and historical architecture.

Alyson lives in an 1801 federal-style home and is currently working on restoring her 19th century barn.