these apples, hey?
“The mystery of why Stonehenge was built on the unremarkable chalk plateau of Salisbury Plain may have finally been solved.
An expert claims two of Stonehenge’s largest stones had been in place at the site for millions of years before Neolithic people built the monument.
Their coincidental alignment with the sunrise and sunset on the longest and shortest days of the year prompted ancient people to construct Stonehenge around them.
Mike Pitts specialises in British pre-history and is one of a small number of scientists who have excavated on the site of the ancient monument…”
To read from source (NZH): CLICK HERE (or go ask a druid)
I still say them ancients had a rock fetish. Rocks in their heads … rocked out … were
(Oops … Little Virginia don’t lets me get away wiv nuffink. She’s no fun …)
And I must admit, that ‘their coincidental alignment’ bit really (as in really really REALLY) appeals to me: I can just imagine ol’ Ug, the hairy caveman, trotting along at dawn one day looking for a bunny for the brekky pot when he unexpectedly notices the alignments (by pure coincidence) … serendipity in extremis, I love it~!
“Did too! Ya wanna make sumpfink of it?”