Strange tales from the goldmine….

Thumper 3 July 2007 15

Now, I’m not one to deride people’s eye witness accounts of strange happening and things that go bump at night. However, whilst doing a little research into a subject I came across this little gem.

In a nutshell, the hero of our story and some mates decided to drive to the coast, a fairly normal thing for a Canberran to do. At some place unspecified, but sounding somewhat like either the Clyde or Brown Mountain, they allegedly encountered something very strange.

Our hero continues, ‘The creature was definitely human looking although it wore strange clothes. It was dressed in a green robe of some kind with little pieces of gold on it, and it was either wearing a head crest or it had a row of spikes running from it’s forehead to the top of it’s neck.’

Needless to say our guys were terrified and buggered off really quickly, something I think I would do in this situation. However, the creature hadn’t given up and followed them, as is usual for these sorts of stories.

Interestingly our intrepid reporter of the supernatural states at the end of his article that ‘we have never taken the same pass again.’

I guess it must be a bloody long drive for him to now get to the coast. Macquarie pass anyone? Kangaroo valley perhaps?

So which one of you pranksters dressed up like a giant frog and scared the willies out of our man?

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15 Responses to Strange tales from the goldmine….
bubzie bubzie 8:18 pm 04 Jul 07

Oh i know! 😛

VYBerlinaV8 now_with_added grunt VYBerlinaV8 now_with_added grunt 3:49 pm 04 Jul 07

Foskey in fishnets?!?! That’s so hot!

bubzie bubzie 12:06 pm 04 Jul 07

i agree with mutley!! (sorry, but in high school last year, she was talking to a group of us. Long story short, she was wearing fish nets. ERRGH!)

Absent Diane Absent Diane 10:15 am 04 Jul 07

Ahh mothman.. I wonder if wesley willis ever did a song about Mothman.. if so it would probably go something like this

Mothman Caught me on his property
He took to me with a rubber hose
I pistol whipped his behind
Mothman is a redneck jerk

Mothman Kicked my Ass. Mothman Kicked My Ass. Mothman Kicked my Ass. Mothman Kicked my Ass.
Mothman Kicked my Ass. Mothman Kicked My Ass. Mothman Kicked my Ass. Mothman Kicked my Ass.

Thumper Thumper 8:04 am 04 Jul 07

Oh come on, be serious!

it’s not like it’s the Australian version of Mothman or the Loveland Frog….

Gertrude Gertrude 7:22 am 04 Jul 07

I want more details. Did it follow them by flapping its cloak and flying through the air, or in a Barina?

Vic Bitterman Vic Bitterman 11:07 pm 03 Jul 07

It was samuelgordonstewart

ant ant 10:11 pm 03 Jul 07

aaargh! the silly buggers just stumbled on a SCA event. Happen around here all the time.

mutley mutley 4:48 pm 03 Jul 07

Deb Foskey MLA

VYBerlinaV8 now_with_added grunt VYBerlinaV8 now_with_added grunt 3:49 pm 03 Jul 07

Dropped some acid before Pooh Bear’s Corner?

Ralph Ralph 3:24 pm 03 Jul 07

Sounds like a Bunyip.

fnaah fnaah 2:56 pm 03 Jul 07

Sounds like the work of the psilocybe family…

Ntp Ntp 2:26 pm 03 Jul 07

with the leaping bit maybe it was a early parkour practioner?

Ntp Ntp 2:23 pm 03 Jul 07

Sounds like a punk in a dressing gown to me.

Ari Ari 2:16 pm 03 Jul 07

Just some lonely farmer road testing his Sydney Mardi Gras outfit.

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