Not Protesting

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“Excuse me, what were you protesting for?”, approached a summer frocked lady from behind her sun glasses. “Nothing” – I was a little less detailed in my reply than my fellow law abiding citizen [i.e. my good self – Dave On Fire] who had seemingly rehearsed for this delayed public response. “We were not protesting, to do that would be illegal”, he gently informed her in his warm and unabashed northern manner, “it is illegal to protest within 1km of Parliament without prior police permission”. “So what is written on your placards?”, she asked with her hands, leaning in and reaching for the sheets of cards resting by our sides, “nothing!”, came our choral response. Somewhat perplexed, or even disappointed, she moved on half informing us, “I’m going to that Brian guy, he’s been arrested!”.

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~ by Tom on 19 Jun, 2007.

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