Author Archives: Chrissie Daines

About Chrissie Daines

I am the author of The Earth Emperor's Eye novel, which is linked to the Whittenbury Watch. This post helps reveal the Earth Emperor's magic. To discover more visit

Sea Turtle With Straw Up Its Nostril

A sea turtle with a straw up its nostril has been helped by researcher biologists off the coast of Guanacoste in Costa Rica.  The poor creature was clearly in discomfort and pain during the plastic straw’s extraction, but thankfully the … Continue reading

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Anyone who had a heart

The entertainment world is mourning the sad loss of the singer Cilla Black.  Cilla shot to fame in the sixties. Her many hits included Anyone Who Had A Heart. The song topped the charts in 1964 for three weeks and … Continue reading

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I Am – Leona Lewis

Former X-Factor winner Leona Lewis’ new album due to be released in September is called ‘I Am’. One of the tracks from the album carries the same name and was released recently. It’s curious because in The Earth Emperor’s Eye, … Continue reading

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Cecil the Lion

Cecil the lion – the most famous creature in one of Zimbabwe’s national parks – has been  killed by an American hunter who has previously boasted about shooting a menagerie of animals with his bow and arrow. In The Earth … Continue reading

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Pluto’s Heart

The New Horizon’s spacecraft has discovered an amazing feature – Pluto’s heart! The beautiful picture of a heart-shaped feature was captured in a series of close ups of the distant dwarf planet on the edge of our solar system. New … Continue reading

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Black Widow – Scarlett Johansson

The American actresses, Scarlett Johansson, was at the Tring School for Performing Arts, Hertfordshire performing as the Black Widow in a ballet school scene for the marvel comic blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron, released this year. Whittenbury Watch followers will … Continue reading

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Giant Hogweed

“I am Malachi. Other dog came. I bark, “My house! My house! I tell Ben, “The cat, the rat and Lovel our dog, Rule all England under a hog!” Toby understands. Nobody else does.” Is a curious extract from The … Continue reading

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Drunk Squirrel, Evesham

Grey squirrels have been up to their tricks again! This time in Evesham, birthplace of Alistair McGowan, an English impressionist and ambassador to WWF-UK.  Alistair campaigns on a number of environmental issues and is a patron of the charity Trees … Continue reading

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St George and the Dragon

An extremely rare 600 year old gold ring engraved with St George and the Dragon has been found by a metal detectorist in South Creake, Norfolk. The ring was ruled to be treasure at an inquest in Norwich. It is … Continue reading

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Nigel Pearson’s Ostrich Rant

In a media conference, Nigel Pearson, manager of Leicester City FC, accused a journalist of being an ostrich. The victim was Ian Baker who suffered abuse and criticism from the Foxes boss after a defeat to Chelsea. It’s strange because … Continue reading

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