Anorak | Who torched the Jesus scarecrow of Billericay?

Who torched the Jesus scarecrow of Billericay?

by | 1st, March 2013

WHO torched the scarecrow on the cross in Billericay, Essex? Our guess would be the Scarecrow Klu Klux Klan . Someone could care to ask the “mother” who told the local paper:

“I think it’s incredibly distasteful and it is making fun of Jesus. I drove past the scarecrow with my daughter and she said, ‘Look, Mummy, there’s a man on a cross’ – I don’t think she should see that. It’s an unmistakable crucifix and it’s making a mockery out of my religion.

David Finkle, general manager at Barleylands Farm Park and Craft Village, responded to the criticism:

“He doesn’t have hands or feet with nails through them, he’s made of bailer twine… he is complete with raffia hair which changes in the wind. I want to bring children’s learning to life and I made the scarecrow so people knew about the Books, Cooks and Scarecrow week we’re holding. Kids can make scones from scratch and then go out and make their own scarecrows.”

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