Honey Bee

  • If you're going to protest against something as innocuous as a spelling bee, then it's probably wise to make it fun with bee fancy dress costumes.

    This is what demonstrators did in Washington DC this week after they decided that spelling is too hard and obstructs people who are trying to learn to read.

    Ignoring the fact that millions of people successfully master it every year, protestors including 81-year-old Roberta Mahoney from Virginia handed out leaflets outside the spelling bee encouraging the government to View Post
  • A man in a gecko fancy dress costume was among the competitors in the Great Manchester Run yesterday (May 16th 2010).

    The happy reptile waved at news crews as the runners set off out of Manchester city centre on the 10k course which led to Old Trafford and back via Deansgate.

    Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie was the overall winner with a time of 28 minutes and two seconds, but many of the athletes were there to raise cash for various charities, not to be the first over the finish line.

    Elsewhere on the View Post