For a while there it looked as if crop circles were dying out. Had people lost interest in making them - or did the aliens stop coming? Now the circles are back, bigger and bolder than everAdrian Potts, landlord of the Barge Inn outside Pewsey in Wiltshire, was pretty cheerful yesterday morning. The pub, on the Avon Kennet canal, is the centre of the British crop circle industry and each year, starting in early May and running for about four months, circle fans (and circle-makers) turn up from round the world. The backroom of the pub has circles on the ceiling, news of the latest formations is posted, and the chat revolves around the images that have been appearing for more than 20 years in the fields of southern England. Potts has sold many pints on the back of crop circles, but for the last few years the Barge has...
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