watching a u-toobe video on a topic that fascinates me as much today as when my button was first pushed many years ago.
YOU KNOW, OF COURSE
that I’m a nutter.
Loopy, barking, one cog short of a clock etc etc. True, and I’ve learned to live with it.
But it’s no explanation. I still hold an endless fascination for the wotifs—and have no intention of giving up until I get some decent and definitive answers.
So if you want to know what it is that’s held this old dog’s rapt attention for the last hour or two, you can visit this webbie—
—but be advised, don’t just sit there munching popcorn. Keep asking “Why?” and even better, “How?”
Then visit this one—
—which involves a wee bit of reading. Again with that questing(?) mind.
If you can casually flip off the notion that guys two thousand years ago could casually lug largish rocks over a few yards/metre distances* (the buggers could, too) then perhaps you can explain what the hell they intended doing with this wee thing once they’d finished carving it—
—because with the best will in the world I damn’ well couldn’t shift it. I believe it weighs around a thousand tons. But cheer up, fairly recently another was discovered close by that tips the scales at about two thousand … (I simply put ’em in my WTF bucket and walk away whistling)**.
Not my problem, I leave such for better educated minds than mine …
But it still annoys me: how?
* It’s amazing what a couple of dozen men with donkeys, camels, long wooden levers and a few stout rocky fulcrums can do.
** It’s amazing what a couple of dozen men with donkeys, camels, long wooden levers and a few stout rocky fulcrums can do …