The Stilton walk; there was no fromage but there is a quiz (with answers)
Posted On June 15, 2022
This week, our photographic record of the walk comes complete with questions. A set of answers is to be found below but they are jumbled up. Can you put the right question with the wrong answer?
Question zero: Where is the cheese?
Question 1: How many cows are in the next field and why not?
Question 2: What does it say on the gate and what amusing proverb does it transmute into when read upside down?
Question 3: What is this building and what extraordinary event occurred here in 1314? (Which is to say, just after lunch)
Question 4: Name a local building company famous for its “natural collapsed” look
Question 5: This rather fine creature was elected MP for part of western Derbyshire in 2012. But what part?
Question 6: how many brontosauruses does it take to make a roof? And if so what is the correct plural?
Answers: (but please no cheating).
0: Yes, but not on Good Friday
1: It was rumoured that the Duke of Cumberland did, but his house keeper fervently denied it
2: “The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom” (William Blake)
4: There was a rumour in the 20th century that Elvis Presley was not dead at all but alive and living in Penzance and this was ultimately found to be true. A public holiday was called for the entire country, except Penzance where a national day of mourning is celebrated every fifth year.
5: Music is Love (David Crosby)
6: According to the most recent vote on the subject, the phrase “This Corporate Plan sets out the clear vision for the County of Rutland for the period 2023/2053”.