The Loch Ness monster, the Sasquatch or Mothman, Cryptids are usually associated with spectacular yet elusive beasts populating the few remaining wilderness areas of our planet. With so many spectacular stories circulating around the world it’s perhaps inevitable that the lesser beasts have been relegated, sidelined or just forgotten about completely. One such animal is … Continue reading The Tizzie-Wizzie: What happened to the cute cryptic of England’s Lake District?
Devils Corkscrews, “satanic” animal sacrifice, Alien farts, mystery gimps, High School built on a cemetery and giant pigs terrorising downtown Hong Kong.
This week my guest is Adam Benedict from the Pine Barren's Institute and author of the fantastic new book "Monsters In Print". Adam's site has become a real work of art over these last few years and is a must for anyone with a passing interest in cryptozoology, history, weird news and spooky stories.We discuss … Continue reading Mysteries and Monsters: Episode 34 Adam Benedict
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
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
By Richard Workman 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 … Continue reading Oldest Cheese ever discovered in Egyptian Tomb
By Richard Workman 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 … Continue reading Drought in Central Europe reveals messages from the past.