Seen by a couple.
Saturday, 31 December 2022
Creepy video based on Lewis Carrol's famous poem.
In my interpretation of this video, Alice (the hero) fights her dark side (another Alice in the role of Jabberwok) impelled by resolution in the form of yet another Alice in a White Rabbit role.
Friday, 30 December 2022
Thursday, 29 December 2022
Wednesday, 28 December 2022
Richard Lovell in 1661 produced a book with the intriguing title of Panzoologicomineralogia. This volume listed a vast collection of bygone remedies for illnesses. Boiled mice, he informs us, "help children pissing in the bed". I presume he means it helps them to stop, although the sentence could mean it helps them to perform the activity. However, I see from another source that feeding a child roast mice to cure urinary enuresis was practised in days agone in Oxford Infirmary.
More horrifically, Lovell's treatise claims if the heart is pulled from a living mouse and attached to a woman's arm, it acts as a contraceptive.
Source: E. Welch (ed.) Captain Cuttle's Mailbag Astoria, 2017.
Tuesday, 27 December 2022
A series of articles by John Carlson. The author says he had to fight off denizens of a portal in what must count as a very strange episode.
Part One now read on....
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Monday, 26 December 2022
Cryptozoologist Lars Thomas in his book Curious Encounters tells of a boy in Iceland who would go fishing. He would go fishing on his own but, after 5-10 minutes, he would look across to the other side of the body of water (pond, river, whatever) and see he had been joined by one of the Wee Folk. If somebody else came by, the Little Man would put a finger to his lips and disappear. He never conversed with the Little Man.
Saturday, 24 December 2022
We would like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas.
There will be no bulletin tomorrow, Christmas Day (December 25th).
Bulletins will resume on St Stephen's Day (December 26th).
We are thinking especially at this time of those on their own for Christmas and those who cannot go home. You have not been forgotten. Also in our thoughts are those who are missing some member of their families.