51 year ago today, the world of Cryptozoology moved into the zeitgeist. Whilst the discipline was already in the early stages of its development, notably due to the Shipton photo and the work of Ivan Sanderson, John Keel and Bernard Heulvemans, it was the Patterson- Gimlin film that brought this wonderful weird subject into the … Continue reading October 20th, 1967 – Bluff Creek
Two South African cousins have just completed a 10 part series for Discovery Africa about their search for one of our favourite cryptids, Mokele-Mbembe. An article on the lowvelder.co.za website details their remarkable quest. If you’ve never heard of this monster, the Mokele-Mbembe is alleged to be a surviving Sauropod living deep in the Congo. … Continue reading The search for Mokele-Mbembe
The Patterson film of a big foot has been subjected to years of analysis and held up as either ultimate proof of the existence of Bigfoot or just about the most convincing hoax ever created. Actually called the Patterson-Gimlin film (Bob Gimlin is often left out of the title) it depicts the two men's encounter … Continue reading Is there a second Bigfoot in the Patterson Film?
The mysterious case of what Sonny DesVergas claimed attacked him one hot August night in Florida back in 1952 seems to have suffered from a collective lack of focus in UFO circles. I suspect that the following months Flatwood Monster story took the national attention away from this forgotten report. The histroy channel have written … Continue reading The Forgotten Case of “Sonny” DesVergers
Aged, stinky cheese is certainly an acquired taste. personally I love the stuff. A powerful deep veined Stilton with a glass of excellent port is one of life's greatest culinary pleasures. However, Italian researchers have discovered what may well be the oldest cheese ever discovered in a recently uncovered Egyptian tomb. In June 2018, Egyptian … Continue reading Oldest Cheese ever discovered in Egyptian Tomb
"..if it's not the ghostly apparition of a child haunting a 6 year old girl, what is it?"
"Japanese Ghosts continue to inhabit our cultural consciousness. Perhaps our fascination with these entities reflects our own spiritual loss as the yurei seek to attach themselves to the living."
2018 has been an unusually dry year for Europe. But what has been a worrying time for the continent’s farmers has conversely been a boon for archaeologists. Low water levels on the River Elbe has revealed boulders known as "Hunger stones". The river Elbe flows from the Czech Republic through Germany. An article on the … Continue reading Drought in Central Europe reveals messages from the past.
Is it possible that such a hugely important object be covered up and just forgotten about?