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Gathering Nuts

by | 15th, September 2003

”THE streets were dirty. There was hair and spit and bird poo. There were unmentionable things.’ The words of Mark McGowan, who has just completed his journey to the doors of Number 10 Downing Street – pushing a monkey nut with his nose.

‘Carole Caplin told me to do it’

McGowan departed from outside Goldsmiths College in south-east London on September 1, and has covered around three-quarters of a mile per day, working in eight-hour bursts, rolling the nut with his hooter.

Sporting a plaster on the end of his nose, McGowan handed in the nut at the doors of Number 10, and received a mug of tea from within. McGowen hoped to raise awareness about student debt.’

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