Wednesday, 16 July 2008
Having never kept bees or been anywhere near a beehive at midnight on Christmas Eve I cannot confirm or deny this myth, but I think it's good that we don't explode every longer held belief associated with such a magical time of year.
And talking of superstitions surrounding bees, did you know that if a bee enters your home it is a sign that you will soon have a visitor? If you kill the bee, you will bring bad luck on yourself, or the visitor will be particularly unpleasant. And it gets worse; a swarm of bees settling on a roof is a sure sign that the house will burn down!
I wonder what our apiarian friends would make of this little number...
Monday, 14 July 2008
But, while you're waiting for the book to be published why not while away a few minutes with Tangerine Panic?
And talking of tangerine dreams, didn't they have something to do with a certain 80s motorbike-based-Knight-Rider-wannabe TV show?
The stag mask itself is particularly ancient, dating to the stone age in Europe. A painting on the wall of a cave named Le Trois Freres in France clearly shows a shaman wearing a stag mask and costume. The style of the paintings in the cave place the image at the end of the Ice Age, around 15,000 to 10,000 BC!
Sunday, 13 July 2008
Saturday, 12 July 2008
Wednesday, 9 July 2008
Well, wonder no more. Just check out the clip from Monty Python's Life of Brian below.
Ho. Ho. Ho.