September 25, 2007

Foot in Mouth

I spent most of yesterday next to a field waiting to see if a herd of cattle had foot and mouth.

I kept a safe distance from the herd in question as a) I didn’t want to help spread the disease and b) cows are scary buggers.

Not everyone followed this idea though. I never thought I’d see a member of the Great British paparazzi running down a hill to snatch a close-up of a cow. But I did.

Unfortunately for the dippy girl, she was spotted by a farmer and did a quick run back up the hill towards her car, expensive camera in tow.

Despite being a fellow hack, I did kind of hope she’d be gently maimed by the farmer’s shotgun. The stupid woman deserved it.


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  1. Despite being a fellow hack, I did kind of hope she’d be gently maimed by the farmer’s shotgun. The stupid woman deserved it.

    It could have operated as a form of natural selection for paparazzi as well.

    25 Sep 2007, 22:18

  2. You can tell she’s a city girl from that. Anyone who grew up near the damn things (cows) knows that the only sensible time to approach them is when completely hammered with the intent to tip.

    26 Sep 2007, 11:55


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