I had never heard of the Green Children...
Now, I don't know if the story is true or not... they should have the "metallic" clothes saved, if it was... But it's a fascinating story anyway... Intriguing... and inspiring ;-)
Anyway, here's some blogs to follow if you are a writer, and here's what some authors told The Guardian when they asked them to share their rules of writing.
Now I'm off to write :-)