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John Lanceley

June 20, 2005 at 3:54 PM

Hey all, I thought id update this Blog -
I attended a few rehearsals of an orchestra this month, as id promised myself that I would join an orchestra this year...OK june is a little late in the year but hey....
Anyway, it seemed ok... It was about a 45 minuite drive from my house, in Settle, Yorkshire, England (Translation - the middle of nowhere). I saw an old buddy from uni, and a group of us went to the pub after the rehearsal had finished. Anyway, I dont want to sound like a complete nutter but on my way home from the first rehearsal, at about 12 o'clock at night, I was driving home on a deserted country road, and saw 5 or 6 bright blue lights directly ahead, like you would see on a plane, but it was fairly close, no further than a mile away. After a few seconds I realised that it couldnt have been a plane, because it was hardly moving. Also it wasnt a helicopter because it was silent. After about 10 seconds I got a bit nearer and the object was a little closer. It was pretty much still, about 1000 metres away, and at tree top hight. The lights were pretty big and bright, but because it was pitch black, I couldnt really make anything else out. I carried on driving and some trees blocked my view, and I couldnt see it again after that. Anyway, if anyone has got any ideas about what it might have been, please write a comment because I cant explain it logically and its doing my head in!
From Patty Rutins
Posted on June 20, 2005 at 5:20 PM
Hey, John, don't worry about going nuts (heck, it probably wouldn't be too bad, anyway!). It could have been an ultralight -- they make very little noise and fly quite low.

When I was a kid, there was a rash of UFO sightings over the local lake -- it turned out to be an ultralight, trying to pull a fast one on us!

From Jim W. Miller
Posted on June 20, 2005 at 11:34 PM
Honestly which is rarer, ultralights or UFOs? Uh huh. If you say Bloody Mary three times in front of a darkened mirror they will come and abduct you.
From John Lanceley
Posted on June 21, 2005 at 11:16 PM
It was stationary in the air though!

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