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Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Happy Christmas!

According to Mr Blogger there have been 85,000 hits on the site now, so there must be a sizeable community of followers / occasional visitors out there.  Thank you all for your interest and support, and above all else, for your contributions!  So from me to you in this festive season:

7 comments:

Eddie Stonebbart said...

Hello Brian and family,

Nadolig Llawen a blwyddyn newydd dda i chi.

From the 'human transport' side of the fence.

Anonymous said...

Happy Sol Invictus.

Still sitting on top of the fence.

Myris of Alexandria.

Geo Cur said...

Seasons greetings Brian and Bloggers .

Relaxing on a dyke .

Lammie o' Fyvie

TOM BAKER'S SCARF said...

Greetings, Brian, & Bloggers One & All.

TOM & I have been flying low in good old Tardis during Advent (we were of course there for the Original Advent,too, and studied That Star with fascination). We're seeing if we can make out any "Mesolithic RJL" Cart Tracks to Bethlehem, sorry, Stonehenge.... Plenty of post-Victorian Tank Tracks on Salisbury Plain so far, but you never know.....

WATCH THE SKIES, WE'RE WAVING!!!(Beware of cheap BBC imitations)

Alex Gee said...

Dear Brian, Merry Xmas and a happy new year to you and yours.

And in the spirit of seasonal goodwill.

A happy Woo year to all the believers in UFO's, Bluestone quarries, axe factories, healing centres, astrological guidance centres for the dead and other new age nonsense.

Tony H said...

My father-in-law was literally a Major Stone, so this orthostat obsession very much runs in the family.

In the spirit of Elvis Preseli's Yuletide offering back in the '60s,
here's hoping for a Blue Christmas,
y'all! (Blue in the geological sense, of course). Happy erratic-hunting to those of you who will be 'out with the hounds' over Christmas.

Geo Cur said...

Alex Gee said “A happy Woo year to all the believers in UFO's, Bluestone quarries, axe factories, healing centres, astrological guidance centres for the dead and other new age nonsense.”

They may not have had time and motion studies or have any connection with Fordsism but the term axe factories is as appropriate a description for the production sites of Neolithic axes as stone circle is for the variety of shapes found under that heading . Have a look at the discussion here http://brian-mountainman.blogspot.com/2011/11/erratic-harvest.html for examples of sites provenanced by scattered reflectance spectroradiometric analysis . What do you imagine went on at Grimes Graves ? Steve Burrows oft mentioned here discusses one http://www.rhiw.com/hanes_02/axe_factory/2006_report/2006_report.htm

Judging by the contents of the category “new age nonsense “ i.e. non evidence based ideas the “ glaciation of Salisbury Plain “may have been a more appropriate example while axe factories are certainly not