Now for something different - rather creepy! Scientist scratched their heads for years. This a desert where rocks weighing more than 27 kgs, move without human or animal assistance. What causes their movement? Answer posted tomorrow.
Too easy! You nailed it early. Yes, it's a snuff container. This is well established in the Mongol culture. Apparently it’s used because the winters are so cold and when you enter someone’s house it's a way to clear your nose. I think I'll have to up the ante for next week!
Is this letter familiar? I was going though my files and found it. Can't remember who gave it to me years ago. Interested to know where the son is now and the mental state of the parents. Dear Mum and Dad, Our Scoutmaster told us to write to our parents in case you saw the flood on TV and got worried. We are okay. Only one of our tents and two sleeping bags got washed away. Luckily, none of us got drowned because we were all up on the mountain looking for Chris when it happen
When I look at the rockery, I know it's Spring. When I consider my body, I know it's Autumn. For that reason and other considerations, we have sold our home here at Gerroa and plan to downsize to a unit/townhouse within the local region. The consequences of this event that rank high on the Mental Health Stress Scale will mean my counselling career of 41 years will come to a conclusion. The hours I currently spend in private practice and home maintenance will be reinvested in
Well, what a creative response to my midweek mystery question! It may well perform more than the function for which it was designed. Suggestions included, dog nail clipper, optometrist gadget, cigar cutter … not sure about a finger topper or circumcision tool! My source described it as a stainless-steel hardboiled egg cutter. If you nailed it – well done. Thanks for your interest and I’ll dredge up another challenge for next week.
What do you think this object is used for? The diameter of the hole is approximately 5cms. A handy relic used in a torture chamber in the Tower of London? An antiquated monocle? Your best guess or creative comment. Answer tomorrow.
You may have heard about the owl and the pussy cat ... For years, photographer Tanja Brandt has made it her mission to capture magnificent photos of animals and wildlife. Recently, the German artist found a new challenge when she photographed the unique bond between two unlikely friends: Ingo, a Belgian shepherd, and Poldi (Napoleon), a one-year-old owlet. The owlet and canine have a special protector-protected relationship. Their affection toward each other couldn't be any m
The answer to yesterday’s midweek mystery question is a Roman dodecahedron. Try saying that with a mouth full of popcorn! Well done Kim! A Roman dodecahedron is a small hollow object made of bronze or stone, with a dodecahedral shape: twelve flat pentagonal faces, each face having a circular hole of varying diameter in the middle, the holes connecting to the hollow centre. Roman dodecahedra date from the 2nd or 3rd centuries AD. About 100 of these dodecahedra have been discov