Archive for Beasties

October 9

Gremlins

Gremlins

Cute, but deadly

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October 8

On to the next category – Creepy children/dolls/critters

Speaking of werewolves… An American Werewolf in London

an american werewolf in london

Did you catch Rik Mayal’s cameo?

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October 7

The Wolfman

The Wolfman

“I saw Lon Chaney Jr. walking with the Queen”

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October 3

The Wicked Witch of the West and her flying monkeys

Wicked Witch of the West

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I’ve always loved the monkeys!

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Going Batty

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Did you know that without bats there would be no tequila? Or that bananas, dates, figs, cashews, avocados and many other night-blooming tropical plants depend on bats for pollination? Or that a single little brown bat can catch more than 1,000 mosquitoes in an hour?

I guess you can tell I’m a big fan of bats – even my dog Ren looked like a flying fox. This is my computer wallpaper:

batty wallpaper

More bats

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View a BBC One video of the biggest gathering of bats in the world.

Dawn Summers and I encountered some flying foxes while in Sydney Australia. Once again, she ran screaming like a little girl. I wanted to pet them. Aren’t they cute?

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