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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2018 9:58 p.m. PST

Cool!

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See here

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Amicalement
Armand

Cacique Caribe Inactive Member04 Oct 2018 10:53 p.m. PST

Thousands of years from now, Alien archaeologists might start their digs on those very same sites and conclude that we turned our back on technology and went back to primitive times.

And then they'll be sad to have missed their chance at catching such easy prey for their petting zoos and circuses (and/or their meat lockers). :)

Dan

GurKhan05 Oct 2018 5:30 a.m. PST

Blimey, is Butser still going?

(Yes, obviously: since 1972 according to their website link – "Work started on a trial site known as Little Butser in 1972 and the first public Open Day was in 1974".)

Roderick Robertson Fezian05 Oct 2018 8:31 a.m. PST

My wife and I visited back in the late '90's, on May Day. We were told that we'd missed the May Eve celebration, including "burning a wicker man and politicians". I asked if there was comma in that sentence…

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Oct 2018 11:33 a.m. PST

(smile)

Amicalement
Armand

T Corret Supporting Member of TMP06 Oct 2018 7:07 p.m. PST

I remember that chickens there were scratching by the doors of the buildings and seeing that solved a long standing archeological fight over the symbolic or religious nature of the shallow pits around the door posts.

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