Within the month of November 1605, 36 barrels of gunpowder were smuggled into the House of Lords in an attempt to blow up the British parliament. This terrorist attack, brought along by King Charles’ apparent discrimination of the Roman Catholic faith, was led by a man named Robert Catesby and his trusted gunpowder expert, Guy Fawkes. However, due to an anonymous warning letter, this attack was prevented, thus saving hundreds of lives. This day therefore came to be a celebratory day, commonly known as ‘Bonfire night’. Read More
Welcome Wild Scientists. Last time we voted for James and the Giant peach at number 4, I absolutely loved writing about all the amazing invertebrates used in that movie and I hope you enjoyed reading.
We had a really difficult choice for number 3. I was trying to choose the ultimate man’s best friend film, a film that leaves you in tears but also leaves you wanting to re-watch it over and over again, so I eventually landed on one of my all time favourite childhood films… Read More
Welcome back to Pokémon vs Real Animals. I got the idea for this week’s Pokémon while I was sitting in my garden watching the bee’s hard at work on the flowers and I thought to myself, there are no bee Pokémon BUT there is a wasp and thought EVEN BETTER. Wasp type Pokémon. In my family and circle of friends I can honestly say I have always known someone who despises wasps, and I can confidently say it will be the same all over the world. Read More
WELCOME BACK! Last week’s Animals In The Movies was Ratatouille at number 5, no shame in being at the bottom as it is still a fantastic film. This week we look at number 4. This is one of my personal favourites and if I had my way it would be at number 1. Number 4 is… Read More