Every week, sightings were reported from across the land — strange lights, saucers, flying cigar-shaped objects.
Forty-three years later, it seems utterly extraordinary that anyone took this invasion seriously.
Sometimes reading a good book is the best way to get some good insights and perspectives on the emotional, personal, financial and spiritual journey that we women are embarking on past the age of 60.
It’s fun and enriching to hear the words of authors who are sharing this same experience with us.
The prank was conceived with the best of intentions — to raise money for charity as part of the college’s Rag Week. But the team had a second, darker motive; they wanted to see how the authorities would react if there was an alien invasion, and to find out just how prepared Britain was.
The Farnborough Rag committee agreed to the plan in January 1967.
And for their beachhead on planet Earth, these unassuming extraterrestrials chose not Central Park in New York City, nor the lawns of the White House in Washington DC.