According to the BBC, our great UFO secret file is now open.
Secret files on UFO sightings have been made available for the first time by the Ministry of Defence. The documents, which can be downloaded from the National Archives website, cover the period from 1978 to 1987. They include accounts of strange lights in the sky and unexplained objects being spotted by the public, armed forces and police officers.
But look at those appalling pictures on the website. A sketch of something that looks so bad that it makes you pine for those terrible mocked-up photos with Frisbees and crockery you got in the 50s.
"Let me assure this House that Her Majesty's government has never been approached by people from outer space"— Government briefing to House of Lords.
Given the recent economic climate, you'd think people from outer space were in government.
No, Kéthani this ain't. If we're going to have aliens in the UK, pray that they're as good as Eric Brown does 'em.