DAY 247: BRILLIANT BADGER MARCH – DID I BREAK BRIAN MAY’S GUITAR FINGER?
The badger march took place in central London yesterday amid much sun and support. It was my first EVER march on account of never really having cared enough about any issues at all. I even met a few celebrities – almost all of whom seemed to take a distaste to me.
I finally met Brian May along with his impressive hair. I was so excited by his badger credentials that I shook his hand very firmly – he reeled back in pain shaking his guitar finger and now I’m going to be sued.
Bill Oddie- the naturalist off of the TV – looked so upset to me I can’t believe it.
I held a banner, I wore face paint, I shouted something and I stood next to a man that played the badger song ‘badger badger badger badger badger’ that was so repetitive and loud I was whipped into a shamanistic frenzy. Now I understand why those students threw fridges from the tops of the buildings or whatever they did ‘Badger , badger, badger!!’ Powerful stuff.
But really… it was genuinely touching to see so many like minded people who were on the side of science and sense. A great day out.
Unfortunately we were routed away from the BNP fascist march that happened to be taking place at the same time and who were no-doubt politely asking to have England back …by hitting people. Sixty of them got arrested. There was a brief moment after the mach when a small group of badgers stood outside parliament beside some BNP supporters next to some people opposing something else – guantanmo bay I think – and for a moment I imagined a fascist in an orange suit asking the badgers to go back to their own country.
Well done all who came along. A great day. Please write to your MP for the wednesay parliamentary debate urging them to oppose the cull.