Category Archives: Q40 Do you like surprises?
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 … Continue reading
Unfancied Leicester City FC are five points clear at the top of the English Premier League for Christmas. Nicknamed ‘The Foxes’, the team have experienced a miraculous rise to the summit for last Christmas they were bottom of the division! … Continue reading
A pair of adorable albino squirrels have been seen playing up a tree in a park in Waterlooville, Hampshire. The squirrels have been named Pinky and Perky by the family that spotted them because of their red eyes. They are believed to … Continue reading
Performing in his ‘Out There’ tour, Sir Paul McCartney was joined on stage in Brazil by a swarm of grasshoppers. The former Beatle played on stoically and even introduced one settled upon his hand as Harold. The Beatles are Ben’s … Continue reading
In Vancouver, Canada a black bear surprised everyone by hitching a ride on a rubbish truck in the coastal seaport city. The British Columbian Conservation Officer Service suspect the bear climbed aboard in North Vancouver. The bear was tranquilised and caught in tarpaulin … Continue reading
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
A huge winter storms in Israel has brought 100kmph winds and 10 metre high winds crashing onto the coast. The harsh weather caused disruption and chaos but also revealed an unexpected surprise – the discovery on an amazing ancient 2,000 year old … Continue reading
An albino blackbird has been caught on camera in Welwyn, Hertfordshire. Local residents have delighted at the bird’s antics.
A squirrel in Finland has developed a taste for Kinder Surprise Eggs, stealing them from a shop twice a day. The store manager has named the creature, The Kinder Squirrel! Perhaps we need to be kinder to Mother Nature?