Posts Tagged ‘Invaders must die’

Strawboer 

Whittlesea (England) used to have a custom that on the Tuesday following plough Monday (the 1st Monday after twelfth night) they would dress one of the farmers in straw, he would head out to entertain people with his clumsy gestures to hung over/tired revellers from the night before.

The last sighting had been in 1909 until it was revived in 1980. It’s not all good news for the straw, the “bear burning” is carried out the Sunday after the festival ready to make one for the next year.

Dungeness

England, Kent’s Dungeness area is a large place with an interesting ecology, and nearby 2 nuclear power stations. Nearby is Denge with its Acoustic Mirrors, they were not as effective as radar and and left abandoned.  The English Heritage and English Nature have now given a way to gain public access to them.

The Prodigy’s video “Invaders must die” was filmed around that area.