Author: The Croppie

Rupert Sheldrake on Circle Making

1992 was the first year post-Doug and Dave’s circle making confessions. The king of morphic resonance, controversial biologist Rupert Sheldrake, discusses crop circles and circle making with Ralph Abraham and drug-philosopher Terence McKenna. Recorded at the Esalan Institute, California, in August 1992. Video found via The Croppie‘s friends at Crop Circle...

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1983: Cheesefoot Head Quintuplet

A circle surrounded by a ring, upon which four equally spaced satellites are positioned. This is, of course, a description of the quintuplet, one of the crop circle phenomenon’s most iconic styles. Circles researcher Pat Delgado (pictured, above) chronicled his visit to what could well be the first ever quintuplet in October 1983’s edition of Flying Saucer Review (vol. 29, no. 1). As with his encounter with three circles at the same site in 1981, Delgado suggests the origin of the quintuplet is paranormal; ‘some force unknown to us’. Delgado’s article is reproduced below....

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Doug Bower Talk

Legendary crop circle mastermind Doug Bower features in this video made by film-maker John Macnish. Supported by skeptic Ken Brown, Doug explains how he was behind the modern phenomenon. Recorded at Nafferton Hall, Marlborough, Wiltshire, in July...

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The Best of 2016

Three circles really caught the eye of The Croppie in 2016. One is the biggest seen in a long time, two are stunningly elegant and minimalist in their construction. Here they are, in no particular order… 30 July, Cley Hill, Warminster, Wiltshire Warminster has a long association with crop circles and the UFO phenomenon. The latter began in 1966 when the town was gripped by a succession of strange events and sightings. Cradle Hill was a favourite for sky watchers, although the landmark of Cley Hill was also a popular destination. The 2016 circle on the bottom slopes of...

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