Links From John

As always, John is my tall, chronically and terrifyingly messy, Newcastlian guide to the realm of the truly bizarre:

My reaction to this news story: why on earth was the giant Norwegian rocking horse even built with a penis? Surely rocking horses don’t have to be anatomically correct? This intrigues me. I’m going to have to start groping every rocking horse I see, just to check.

I wasn’t in the UK in 1992, so this is the first time I’ve heard of Ghostwatch, which sounds fascinating in terms of the War Of The Worlds effect it apparently had on less observant members of the British public.

And finally, there’s the good ol’ Fortean Times, which John describes as “the home of all weirdness”. Uh, John? There’s also your room