Author: The Croppie

The Hackpen Hill Crop Circles: A Charity Scam?

Lead photograph of the 2020 circle on Hackpen Hill by Nick Bull. Another season is drawing to its conclusion and it’s another year with yet another crop circle appearing in the immediate of vicinity of Hackpen Hill. Since the loss of his wife to cancer in 2014 local farmer James Hussey has been opening up crop circles on his land to paying visitors. The money raised has been donated to the Brighter Futures charity supporting the construction of a much needed radiotherapy treatment centre for the Swindon area. Sceptical minds have suggested James Hussey has been suspiciously blessed with...

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2020 Circles: Potterne (2), Wiltshire

Reported: 4 August 2020 Location: Potterne, near Devizes, Wiltshire Lead photograph by Nick Bull An odd little quintuplet that seems to have been constructed around a tree. This isn’t something you see every day. Despite some of the rubbish The Croppie has read, this is a genuine formation. And, before you ask, The Croppie has no idea what the objects by the tree are. Your guess is as good as anyone else’s. The circle has subsequently been...

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Top of the Croppies: August 2020

Guy Shepherd No croppie has attracted such discussion in the last month as Guy Shepherd (above). As a vocal newcomer to the scene his well-spoken tones, earnest comments, natty cap, tight shorts and bare feet are the sort of thing you’d expect to have encountered from members of the Center for Crop Circle Studies in the early 1990s. Nobody else could even consider going head-to-head with Guy in YouTube videos where he reads chapters from his first novel. Titled Circum Navigation, the book is a weird, lengthy and slightly trippy tale of crop circles, anomalous light phenomena, drug culture,...

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2020 Circles: Etchilhampton (2), Wiltshire

Reported: 26 July 2019 Location: Etchilhampton, Wiltshire Lead photograph by Nick Bull As if one spinning thing on the side of Etchilhampton Hill wasn’t enough, a second has appeared in very springy, immature wheat in the adjacent field. Both formations are so similar in many ways, yet so different in others. Enjoy these fantastic photographs from Nick...

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About

Croppie:
(noun)
A person with an interest in the crop circle phenomenon. Such individuals may be of varying belief, sanity and intelligence.

The Croppie:
The Croppie was established in 2015 to cover all aspects of the crop circle phenomenon occurring across Britain. This includes new formations, circles history, conspiracies and related culture.

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