The St. Osyth Lion

Lion reported on the loose overnight near Clacton in which area I live: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/lion-on-the-loose-in-essex-large-cat-1281651

Photobucket

cf the story I published by Steve Duffy in CERN ZOO entitled ‘The Lion’s Den’, later appearing in the VanderMeers’ massive THE WEIRD: http://cernzoo.wordpress.com/52-2/

4 Comments

Filed under Uncategorized

4 responses to “The St. Osyth Lion

  1. Judging by today’s Breakfast TV, the fuss about the Clacton Lion goes on! Over the years I have been discussing the escape of lions and bears etc. as a theme of CERN ZOO. I could not then possibly imagine there would emerge a ‘real’ mythical Clacton Lion on all the world’s media!!! (Clacton where I live).

  2. Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 – 04:00 pm:   
    I must say that looks more like a stuffed toy to me. There was another one recently where a toy tiger on a roof sparked a bit of a panic, wasn’t there?
    ====================

    Yes, Caroline, it’s linked above on this very page: http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news%2Flocal&id=8510609

    Also just realised that St Osyth is mentioned in THE LAST BALCONY (in the story ‘Benchmark for Ghosts’ written many years ago).

    Above from here: http://www.knibbworld.com/campbell-cgi/discus/show.cgi?tpc=1&post=94414#POST94414

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s