Congratulations to a long-time friend, Sandra Cook, on the publication of her first children’s book, Lost In Wildcat Cove.
Even though accounts of an aquatic beast living in Scotland’s Loch Ness date back 1,500 years, the modern legend was born on May 2, 1933. That’s when a local couple reported seeing, “an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface.” With that Inverness Courier story, the “monster” became a media phenomenon. London newspapers quickly sent correspondents to Scotland and a circus offered a hefty reward for capture of the beast. (more…)