June 29th. An ‘occupied’ garden gnome.

Sunday, June 29th.

Last week a garden gnome visited Speakers’ Corner. He was a class above the heckling garden gnomes that frequent the Domain on Sunday afternoons, and it was a pleasure to have him.

gnome

 

Unfortunately, Mr B felt prompted to present photographs of his own garden gnome (below), even though a toad was taking advantage of it while the photographs were taken.

Garden gnome sculpture by Bill Barton.

 

 

Garden gnome sculpture by Bill Barton.

These photographs are a metaphor for the way the Domain’s speakers deal with the heckling garden gnomes.

Garden gnome sculpture by Bill Barton.

In other matters, Helmut decided to heckle about Isaac Newton’s contribution to science. The discussion deteriorated into a fiasco, as you can see below. Even Peppa the Pig became involved.

 

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