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August 08, 2014

Life in a self-perpetuating autocracy

"British police raided an English country pub this week in search of a stolen wooden relic believed by some to be the Holy Grail."

The object of the police search, which was unsuccessful, was a frail wooden bowl known as the Nanteos Cup that has been attributed with healing powers since the 19th century, attracting pilgrims and others who believe it may be the Holy Grail itself.

After receiving a tip-off, a team of eight officers and a police dog arrived on Sunday morning at the Crown Inn, a village pub in the rural English county of Herefordshire.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 8, 2014 07:47 AM