Could you not use the dried insects as ingredients for something? Perhaps a
cutlet or mix them up in a stuffing. To make them look less insect-like?
On 18 Dec 2014 09:07, "Michael" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 18/12/2014 07:22, Orion wrote:
>> Not to beat a dead horse, but
>> If, as commonly believed, the Surrounding Ditch of Stonehenge were
>> more than a quarry for the material for the building of the Surrounding
>> Bank, can anyone suggest a practical reason why the diggers of the Ditch,
>> 1. left 'barriers' of the natural chalk extending fully across the bottom
>> of the Ditch and separating the segments of the Ditch from each other and
> This might be some form of demarcation. Let's suppose that Stonehenge were
> created as a form of teambuilding exercise. It would be natural for teams
> to dig big ditches but leave some tangible way to distinguish their own
> work from others
>> 2. why the barriers had a `a layer of clay over and at the sides of
>> them' and
> I believe chalks naturally erode to chalk over time. So, this could be
> naturally produced surface oxidisation?? of chalk producing fine material
> that then "flows" downhill and tends to accumulate where water accumulates
> thus giving the appearance it was purposefully placed to hold the water.
>> 3. why these barriers, that stand as high as three feet above the floor
>> the Ditch, occur only in the sloping south quadrant while there are none
>> the level east quadrant?
> Because those were built last after it was decided that leaving them in
> was a good idea?
>> Are there other examples of 'quary ditches' having such barriers?
> I believe something similar happened on the Antonine wall where the end of
> each section was demarcated with a big stone saying something like "The
> team from accounts built this section of wall".
>> There is no prize for the best answer, but there may be more questions
>> other features of the Ditch.
>> Something to think about,
>> Various bags of dried insects arrived today. What I'm thinking about is
> how my children will react one Xmas day.
> And will I have to prove they are edible by eating them?