On the front page of the Shropshire Star (yes, the front page) yesterday was a story about the statue of Charles Darwin outside Shresbury Library sprouting a traffic cone over the weekend.
This isn’t about the newsworthiness, or otherwise, of the Shropshire Star’s front page stories but the quote from the librarian, Mrs Buckley:
It’s something that does happen from time to time and I think it’s just people messing about
Erm … if it wasn’t just people messing about, what was it? Millitant WI members protesting at the blasphemous image of Satan’s worker, Charles Darwin? Aliens? Shropshire is supposed to be a bit of a UFO hotspot after all.
Someone’s trying to prove themselves the exception to the laws of evolution I think …