Posts tagged Grim Dread

Momento Mori

A rare mini hay whirlwind was captured on video in a field in Minsterley, Shropshire.  You can view the story below. Ominously, Minsterley is home to the parish church of Holy Trinity, built at the end of the 17th Century, by the Thynne family of Longleat and houses an internationally famous collection of Maiden’s Garlands. The ext [...]

The Trump Card

The famous physicist, Stephen Hawking, has marked his 75th birthday with a stark warning that American President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change has put the future of life on Earth in serious danger.  The eminent scientist fears that the move could push the planet towards irreversible da [...]

Abandoned Chicks in Crowland

Abandoned Chicks in Crowland
More than 1,000 day-old chicks have been found abandoned in a field in Crowland, Peterborough, England.  RSPCA inspectors called to the scene describe seeing a ‘sea of yellow’ and being greeted by an ‘unbelievable noise’. Well, in The Earth Emperor’s Eye the opening scene tells how the Grim Dread, confuses [...]

Orange Alligator

Orange Alligator
A mysterious orange alligator has been spied near a pond in Charleston, Southern California. Residents say they’ve seen the orange or rust-colored alligator a number of times.  Photos show the 4 to 5 foot-long alligator on the banks of a retention pond at the Tanner Plantation neighborhood. The sore bite! Jay Butfiloski with the So [...]

Pie in Space

Pie in Space
A meat and potato pie has been launched into space attached to a weather balloon. Space enthusiasts from Sheffield based ‘Sent into space’ launched the pie because they wanted to see if the experience would change the pie’s molecular structure, making it easier to eat. They attached a camera to track the pie’s progress [...]

Ye Olde Pie Shop

Ye Olde Pie Shop
A £5 note worth £50,000 has been spent in Ye Olde Pie Shop in Leicestershire. The note is one of only four in circulation containing a tiny portrait of the author, Jane Austin. The portrait is circled by the quote, ‘I hope I never ridicule what is wise or good.’ The notes were issued by Mr Short, a specialist micro-engineer, to [...]

Before The Flood

Before The Flood
Before the Flood, a documentary about climate change, has premiered in Europe. It features Leonardo DiCaprio visiting various parts of the globe exploring the effects of man-made global warming. DiCaprio narrates these encounters as well as commenting on archive footage.  The 15th century triptych, The Garden of Earthly Delights, feature [...]

William: Don’t Let Elephants Di...

William: Don’t Let Elephants Die Out
Prince William has made a passionate plea to end the illegal trade in ivory from elephants and rhinos, saying he is, “not prepared to be part of a generation that lets these iconic species disappear.” William: Don’t let elephants die out The Duke of Cambridge was speaking at the Time for Change event organised by the Tusk Tr [...]

Dead Man’s Fingers

Dead Man’s Fingers
News of a grim discovery in Sheringham Park, Norfolk by one of the volunteers helping to care for the landscaped park and gardens.  Amid the beauty of the emerging blooms they were alarmed to see what appeared to be a hand emerging from the ground.  It turned out to be a fungi called ‘Dead Man’s Fingers’. The grou [...]

The Sore Bite

The Sore Bite
‘I circle this world against the sore stitch, against the sore bite, against the Grim Dread and all evil that enters this land’ Is a protective spell cast by Mother Nature in the tale The Earth Emperor’s Eye.  As if to remind us of her perilous plight, we have another example of a sore bite in nature and remember. ̵ [...]