Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Guilty Petal

It's hard to be surprised any more by asinine legal rulings, but surely this one must take some kind of biscuit. Apart from anything else, how on earth was it established that it was a petal - and a petal from that particular source - that brought this generously built innocent crashing down? Still, there it is - and we can now expect every florist in the land to be surrounded with protective fencing and hazard signs. As for fishmongers, it's only a matter of time... And will greengrocers dare to sell bananas? And so it goes on, the madness...