Tag Archives: Grim Dread

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 greeeted by an ‘unbelievable noise’. Well, in The Earth Emperor’s … Continue reading

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Pie in Space

A meat and potato pie has been launched into space attached to a weather ballon. 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, … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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.  … Continue reading

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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.” The Duke of Cambridge was … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Protect This World Against 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 … Continue reading

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Black Fox in Royston

A rare and mysterious black fox has been spotted near Royston, Hertfordshire by a local resident. It’s believed to be only the second time a black fox has been spotted in Britain.  John Moore from Bassingbourne saw the creature in … Continue reading

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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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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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