BBC Countryfile piece from 2009, featuring aerial and ground footage of the 2009 season and interviews with Tim Carson and Rob Irving.
A question we’ve been asked a number of times. Here’s a very interesting and comprehensive interview with the Wiltshire police, filmed in 2009, which gives the police view of the subject.Courtesy of the Silent Circle website.
You may well have heard talk of an alleged boycott of Wiltshire fields by circle makers this season – indeed we have touched on it in other posts. The following was posted by Andrew Edwards on the Report A Crop Circle Formation Exposed Facebook page. As we had suspected, a look at the figures clearly demonstrates that all boycott talk was hot air. A salutary lesson; ignore those who shout loudest and look at the actual data.
Our personal favourites of the 2009 season.
Avebury, Wiltshire, 23rd April 2009. Photo by Gary King.
Roundway, Wiltshire, 10th May 2009. Photo by Gary King.
Windmill Hill, Wiltshire, 24th May 2009. Picture credit Lucy Pringle.
Uffington, Oxfordshire, 29th May 2009. Photo by Olivier Morel.
Yatesbury, Wiltshire, 12th June 2009 Photo by Olivier Morel. We don’t actually like this formation, personally, but have included it as we can appreciate its uniqueness and craftsmanship.
Avebury, Wiltshire, 1st July 2009. Photo by Olivier Morel.
Stanton St Bernard, Wiltshire, 2nd July 2009. Photo by Olivier Morel.
West Kennett, Wiltshire, 6th July 2009. Photo by Olivier Morel.
Ogbourne Down, Wiltshire, 24th July 2009. Photo by Frank Laumen.
West Overton, Wiltshire, 8th August 2009. Relatively simple compared to some of these designs, but gorgeous. Photo credit Frank Laumen.
Woodborough Hill, Wiltshire, 10th August 2009. Photo by Steve Alexander.
Tidcombe, Wiltshire, 16th August 2009. Photo credit uncertain.
It’s Spring, and the oilseed rape is in bloom, which as eggs are eggs means crop circles.
But what’s this? Eleven formations at the time of typing this, some of them of barley-quality or wheat-quality!
The scale and complexity of this season’s oilseed rape formations has been made much of, and indeed they are beautiful: