A new crop
picture in Fangshan District, Beijing, China on May 8, 2015 shows a
“lotus flower clock”. It appeared almost six years to the day after
a related crop picture at All Cannings in England on May 6, 2009.
The new crop picture suggests a cryptic time code of “17-11-5” where
all numbers differ by “6” (for six years), and which may also have
crop picture was reported in central Beijing on May 8, 2015 near
latitude 39.64o North, 116.07o East. Because
of its urban location, and claims made by local authorities that it
was (supposedly) man-made, this crop “flower” received little
attention from most researchers. Yet when we studied this field
image in close detail, those specious claims by local authorities of
“man-made fakery” began to seem doubtful, for reasons which will be
Professor friend of mine from Beijing spoke with the authorities in
question. They were unable to provide any believable
explanation of how this beautiful “flower” crop picture was made.
Nor were they able to provide any photographs of the
partly-made crop picture, which was supposedly made by “50 volunteer
farmers” in broad daylight, next to a busy highway! All they could
show were typical drone-photographs of the fully-completed crop
picture, similar to the kind which Mr. Gyro takes of
already-completed crop pictures in England.
Therefore, unless some physical evidence of local human construction
is presented in the near future, we will tentatively consider this
new Fangshan crop picture as “paranormally real”.
flower clock” for the fifth month of May
first inspection of the new crop picture, one can see that it shows
the general shape of a “12-petalled lotus flower” (rather than a
its 12 “petals” have been irregularly separated from one another, so
as to leave a small empty space. If we draw a (white) dashed line
through the crop picture, from two small buildings on one side, to
another small building on the other side, then we can count those
two irregularly-spaced petals as numbers “5” and “6”, relative to a
start-point of “0”.
Basically, we can go around this “clock” smoothly in a clockwise
fashion for five “petals”. Then we reach an empty space, which
suggests “pause” or “stop”. That would be petal number “5” (marked
in light blue), which matches the fifth month of May, out of twelve
months in total. This interesting feature is not seemingly a
“mistake”. It seems inconsistent with any “man-made” explanation for
how the crop picture was formed.
large rectangular field where this crop picture was drawn also
contains five small buildings in total, so as to match the “code”
from its irregularly-spaced “petals” as number “5”.
of numbers as 17, 11 or 5
we looked on Google Earth to see where this crop “flower” was drawn,
we immediately saw two huge, white landscape numbers of “17” and
“11”, just above and to the left:
picture was drawn so that “petal 11” (marked in white) points up
toward a huge “11” number in the landscape, while “petal 5” (marked
in light blue) points down and away. All of these images, when
combined, suggest a series of three numbers as 17, 11 or 5,
going from top to bottom in the view shown. Each number differs from
its neighbour by six: for example as (17 - 11) = 6, or as (11 - 5) =
two large landscape numbers “17” and “11” add to “28”, or perhaps to
“29” if we count a bright white “spot” just to the right of “17”?
Quite amusingly, a “sea turtle” shape in the upper part of this
slide also shows 29 poles or “spots”. Might the crop artists be
trying to suggest a month-and-day date of “28-5” or “29-5”, by
showing a number series “17-11-5”?
of formation of this crop picture was 8-5-15, which adds to “28”. In
addition to our “turtle” shape, there is also a large “fish” shape
in the landscape, just above and to the left of “17” (not shown).
years earlier, almost to the day
this is certain at present, because the new “17-11-5” code may refer
to some event in the future, which has not happened yet! Still we
can be certain that a difference of “6” between 17 and 11, or
between 11 and 5, is significant in terms of “past years”. Six years
earlier, almost to the day, a closely-related crop picture appeared
in yellow oilseed rape at All Cannings in southern England:
really expect a group of farmers in Beijing, who would have
practically no knowledge of English crop pictures, to envisage such
an amazing set of “number codes”, then “print” their results so
elegantly in a field?
differences between 2015 and 2009 versions were generated by an
“extra thin ring”, which lies just outside of “6 dots” to again
suggest “6 years”
again at the slide above, if we were to “delete” a thin ring from
the May 2015 crop picture, which lies about two-thirds of the way
out from the centre, then we would generate a precise image of the
May 2009 crop picture, with its slightly shorter “petals” and
broader centre. In other words, the two crop pictures differ from
one another mainly by the inclusion of an extra thin ring
in the 2015 version, when compared with the 2009 version.
Furthermore, this extra thin ring lies just outside of a broad
centre which shows “6 free-standing dots”, again to denote “6
years”. The number “6” is thus coded twice in the new
crop picture: in one case by “6 central dots” plus an extra thin
ring, and in another case by its “17-11-5” number code, where “6” is
the difference between each of two numbers. No one with any
intelligence could fail to understand!
what their “6” number code means, in terms of “6 years from 2009 to
2015”. Still we do not know yet what their “17-11-5” number code
means, because the event to which it refers may lie in our future.
sitting on a lotus flower”
we look very closely at the new Chinese crop picture, using
available aerial photographs, we can see another remarkable detail.
Namely within part of the flattened crop, just above the curved
hexagonal centre of this crop picture, we can see a small, carefully
patterned image of the “Buddha”, where he is “sitting on a lotus
group of 50 farmers from the local district make this beautiful
image using rope and boards, in order to promote “sunflower
production”? It seems doubtful.
other features of this crop picture would have been technically
difficult to make
addition to the subtle “Buddha” motif just shown above, two other
features of this Chinese crop picture would have been technically
difficult to make. First, there is a thin circular line, about
two-thirds of the way out from the centre, which appears too narrow
to walk along easily. Secondly there are six small circular “dots”,
about halfway out from the centre, which lie in free-stranding crop,
where no one can walk without leaving a tell-tale trail.
“flower code” from Fringe?
aside, this crop “lotus flower” also resembles a “coded flower”
which is shown sometimes on the TV series Fringe:
“dot” or building around this 12-petalled flower might suggest a
certain number, or certain letter of the alphabet. Using known codes
from Fringe, I figured out that three small buildings suggest
“I-9”, “I-9” and “K-11”, which add as numbers to (9 + 9 + 11) = 29.
“Anglerfish” and a “jester” in the landscape nearby
below this crop “flower” in the landscape, we can see the image of a
deep-sea “anglerfish” (often beached after earthquakes), with a
small “jester” on the tip of its “antenna”:
the real crop artist seems to be making a joke! To the immediate
right of that “jester” are five small “green squares”. In the
rectangular field above, there are five small buildings. The primary
number code from his crop “lotus flower” was “5”.
loaded with cargo” in the landscape further away
above and to the right of that “anglerfish”, we can see the
very-large landscape image of a “ship loaded with cargo”:
“ship” is riding on some large “wave”, while the “anglerfish” swims
below. A tiny “jester” to the left is showing a “lotus flower” which
is coded for “5”.
“lotus flower” from April 2015 in England
not the first “lotus flower” image to be drawn in crops during the
spring of 2015. Another “lotus flower” was drawn in England on April
19, 2015. It showed four inner “sepals”, 28 outer “petals” and a
inner “sepals”, representing month “four” of April, do not line up
precisely with its outer “stem”. Instead they need to turn slightly
clockwise by one unit of time, in order to align with a small, blue
“stem” circle along the outside.
see the suggestion of a “lotus flower clock”. Here 4-28 (or 4-29)
seems to be turning clockwise into 5-28 (or 5-29). Could this be
what the Chinese number series “5-11-17” might imply?
Landscape patterning near the new Chinese crop picture
careful study using Google Earth, we also observed a great deal of
“landscape patterning” near this new Chinese crop picture. This is
an effect is where we see “stained images” in the landscape near a
new crop picture, which are neither permanent features, nor due to
the flattening of growing crops. For lack of space, we have not
shown such interesting features here. Just across the road, for
example, we can see what appears to be the “face of the crop artist”
Paranormal or man-made?
remains possible that local farmers in Beijing could have been
advised by crop circle “experts”, so as to produce some (or all) of
the interesting observations which have been described above. Yet
that seems unlikely, unless some actual “evidence” can be presented,
to demonstrate that local humans really made this crop picture? No
such evidence currently exists. All we have at present are
unsupported verbal claims. Further enquires are still underway. We
will report on those inquires here, if any evidence is obtained.
(Dr. Horace R. Drew)