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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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Weasel rides green woodpecker

A small weasel has been caught on camera hitching a ride on the back of a green woodpecker.  The remarkable image was captured by Martin Le-May in Hornchurch Country Park, East London. The wonderful image has gone viral on social … Continue reading

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Creepy sky noises

Creepy sky noises have been heard around the globe recently.  This strange new phenomena has been caught on video in Russia, Finland, America, England and many other places.  They were first noticed in 2011.  Listen up! Could they be from Xanadu? … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life

A new movie by Terence Malick has launched at the Cannes film festival.  The Tree of Life stars Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain. Its one of the most talked about films at the festival. A short trailer features mysterious … Continue reading

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Strawberry Frogs Forever

In Sandhurst, Gloucestershire there’s an award winning museum and art gallery. It is the world’s first dedicated to art inspired by Nature.  Aside from the aesthetic and cultural appeal, we’re drawn to it because of magical events in nearby Quedgeley. The … Continue reading

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Moonquake over Cumbria

In his journal on 21 December 1822 Charles Lamb describes the winter solstice as “an unnerving and foreboding date” whilst introducing the arrival of many of his distinguished guests to Blakesware Hall, including William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge. He mentions how … Continue reading

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Ice lighthouse

An iconic lighthouse at lake Erie Cleveland Ohio has been covered with snow in ice. A combination of high winds, subzero temperatures and crashing waves have turned the navigation aid into an ice castle from the Snow Queen. Although of breathtaking beauty the frozen beacon … Continue reading

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Lightning Strike on Statue of Liberty

On 22 September New York photographer Jay Fine braved a storm to catch on camera a lightning strike on the Statue of Liberty. His amazing photo has caught the imagination of the world. He waited 40 years to capture the image. The image … Continue reading

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Poetic Edda

A volcano that has been dormant for almost 200 years has erupted in Iceland. The eruption was in a mountain pass beside the Eyjafjallajokull glazier and 100 miles or so from Reykjavik – the world’s northern most capital of a sovereign state and … Continue reading

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Eureka!

We have the Eureka moment. On January 9 2010 there was a quake of 6.5m in the Pacific ocean with an epicentre 33 miles west of the nearest major city of Eureka. No significant damage was reported but the amusing thing is … Continue reading

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