Tag Archives: aliens

Solway Spaceman mystery is 50 years old

It is 50 years since Jim Templeton took the famous image of a figure in a space-suit hovering behind his daughter on the Solway Marshes in the English Lake District. Since that family outing in May 1964 when the figure … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Aliens prefer Brummies to Irish, poll finds

Just when you thought the alien abduction craze was history along comes a survey, commissioned by ITV, that claims 3% of Britons say they have been space-napped. And if the findings are to be believed, the extra-terrestrials much prefer to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Aliens in the imagination

What explains our continuing fascination with aliens? Wandering (or was it wondering) around the British Library’s excellent Out of this World exhibition, I was struck by the long and deep debt the current cultural obsession with UFOs and ET visitors … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments