This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

 

May 13, 2021



Reassuring news from across the pond: the United Kingdom will not be collapsing at this time. The number of large black corvids housed at the Tower of London is no longer in danger of falling below the threshold that would have spelled our immediate doom.

This is thanks to two little heroes by the names of Huginn and Muninn. Together, they form the resident breeding pair stationed at the Tower of London and are responsible for laying enough eggs to keep the local raven population steady.

Legend has it that the Tower will fall if its ravens fly away – and so will the kingdom around it. Obv...



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