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May 11, 2003

Caped-crusader of Tunbridge Wells

Mysterious caped-crusader of Tunbridge Wells is now revealed at B3TA. The story, featured in a number of major newspapers, was a hoax:

The whole point of local papers is to give that delicious "local angle" - which is a beautiful thing. Every week articles about how the local badger community will be affected by the Gulf war fill me with much glee. Tunbridge Wells is a lovely little area and the thought of a superhero dashing around to return shopping trolleys, change peoples' tyres and hand back purses was just so enticing an idea that it just had to be done.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at May 11, 2003 05:32 PM