"Well, there is only one piece of advice I can give you," said the wisest of wise men. "The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon."

('The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho)

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Stonehenge and Wales

This article on the orgins of some of the stones at Stonehenge reminds me of the sterling research Keith carried out, which he told me about a few years ago.
Remember, you read it here first.


Shooting Parrots said...

With out wishing to sound like a cleverclogs, I did know about this.

My brother-in-law (sorta) is pretty certain that the stones came from Wales and he developed a theory as to how they were transported.

He reckons they were wrapped in wicker and rolled, or even floated, to Salisbury Plain. And he's carried out a scaled down experiment to prove it can be done.

I wrote about it around this time last year.

Jennyta said...

That's fascinating, SP. As you will have realised, Keith's explanation was slightly tongue in cheek. ;)


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