From: British archaeology discussion list <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of John Wood <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: 07 October 2015 17:26
>Curiously the 'hole' in the spoon, according to its creator, is to make it unusable.
! Talk about overkill... as if bending a spoon doesn't make it useless already :-) Incidentally, there was an interesting documentary on BBC 4 last week about the illusionist 'The Amazing Randi', who successfully proved Geller (and other self-professed paranormal performers) to be a charlatan, employing standard stage-illusionist techniques (see his book: 'The Truth about Uri Geller'). Now, if Geller can make the housing crisis disappear...
On 10/7/15, John Wood <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This hideous monstrosity, featured on the local news last night, now
> adorns a leafy lane in Berkshire and apparently is there to
> commemorate the life of Uri Gella, who lives nearby.
> Fingers crossed that he will have to remove it. Not only can he bend
> spoons, but seemingly planning regulations too.
> He put it up without seeking planning permission.
> But what it worrying is that some people seem to like it!