Posts by Earth_Emperor

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 [...]

If Music Be The Food of Love Play On

Give me excess of it! These were words quoted by the maverick canine Malachi, voice of the animal kingdom, in The Earth Emperor’s Eye.  Imagine then the joy of a dog gate-crashing the Vienna Chamber Orchestra at Ephesus in Turkey to settle in front of the Classical Music Orchestra during a perfomance of Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian [...]

The Wasp Eater

The Wasp Eater
Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis has eaten a wasp live during a media conference at an asphalt plant in Paso Real (Real Step in English). The insect entered his mouth mid-sentence. Unfazed, the president cried, “I ate the wasp, I ate the wasp”. The curiosity here is that in The Earth Emperor’s Eye a ghost wasp haun [...]

Hollywood at Royston Cave

Hollywood at Royston Cave
Hollywood has come to Royston Cave today in the shape of the singer and actress, Nia Peeples, star of Pretty Little Liars.  Nia was born in Hollywood, California. It’s a very strange coincidence because Royston Cave features heavily in The Earth Emperor’s Eye and the screenplay was recently submitted to Appian Way Productions in Hollywo [...]

You Got to Have Faith

You Got to Have Faith
Stella McCartney’s models burst into a surprise rendition of George Michael’s song Faith at the Paris Fashion show this week. They repeatedly sang the line, ‘You got to have faith,’ in tribute to the late singer. It’s another strange coincidence because the line, ‘You got to have faith,’ sung by George Michael in Xanadu was added to The Eart [...]

Hayemaker’s Achilles’ Hee...

Hayemaker’s Achilles’ Heel
British heavyweight boxer David Haye suffered an unexpected defeat in a bout with Tony Bellow. The fighter, known as the Hayemaker, injured an Achilles tender in his leg after a knockdown in round six.  Haye’s power and poise was severely impacted but he fought on bravely until eventually conceding in round 11. The Hayemaker’ [...]

EnvelopeGate

EnvelopeGate
The 2017 Academy Awards has been plagued by a mysterious mix-up for the award of Best Picture.  Hollywood veterans, Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty declared La La Land the victor, until we learnt that Moonlight was actually the winner.  Before producer Fred Berger could wrap up his thank you, another producer, Jordan Horowitz, cut in [...]

Runaway Unicorn

Runaway Unicorn
A runaway unicorn sparked a four-hour pursuit by the emergency services in Madera County, California. In reality the ‘unicorn’ was a white pony adorned with a spiral horn who had fled a girls’ birthday party.  According to local police some onlookers mistook the pony for the mythical unicorn. It’s another curious coincidence with event [...]

Pie Bet

Pie Bet
A reserve keeper has caused a Pie Bet scandal. Wayne Shaw, 46, who plays for Sutton United was caught on TV eating a pie in the team’s dug out. He has since resigned amid a betting scandal, with odds of 8-1 available for the touchline stunt. Wayne has claimed that none of his family or friends benefitted from the pie man’s exploit [...]

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