Something that I have noticed over the past fifteen years of being a Fortean publisher and writer is that (without trying to paraphrase Richard Hell and the Voidoids too badly) weird stuff comes in spates. This has been documented elsewhere, and such occurrences are often known as `Flaps`. However, something else that I have noticed is that for some reason completely unknown to me the mere creative act of writing an article about a certain subject can appear to provoke or perhaps invoke similar happenings across the globe.
Yesterday we published part one of a bloggopost by our old pal Richard Muirhead called Birds Behaving Badly - Beware!
No sooner had we done so but stories echoing two of the most peculiar aspects of Richard's article came into my email inbox:
Giant seagull appears behind newsreader
Coincidence? Probably not. Its all part of The Case. We are posting part two this morning and it will be interesting to see what happens.