A school excursion to the Art Gallery.

1. About sixty High School students from Forbes turned up and gathered on the grass. They were to spend an hour in the NSW Art Gallery. Mr B asked a student why they were to spend only an hour in the gallery, and was informed that the trip from Forbes takes five hours. It’s another five hours to get back to Forbes.

That made sense.

Mr B generously offered to explain to them all why the Gallery is not a true art gallery, but an investment house. For a reason not yet understood, a teacher brusquely declined.

2. Sometimes the parks in Sydney become alive with squabbling Sulphur Crested Cockatoos, all arguing at once and making no sense at all. The noise is atrocious. Today at Speakers’ Corner we had something similar . . .

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