Guardian Angel: Making autumn splash

Angel was quite shocked to see at a recent trip to the fair in Spalding that goldfish were still prizes at the hook-a-duck stand.
Angel was quite shocked to see at a recent trip to the fair in Spalding that goldfish were still prizes at the hook-a-duck stand.
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It wasn’t between season clothes that caught Angel out last Thursday as she walked down the Crescent in Spalding to meet a friend.

It was the between season flower displays. There was a short gap between the lovely summer hanging baskets and the autumn displays of pansies and Angel just happened to be passing as all the automatic waterers were doing their job...

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She’s a quick learner and ducked out of the way after the first watering.

• Who knew that turning right out of Morrisons at Pinchbeck was quite so tricky? Angel found it out 
on Friday, only able to make the manoeuvre when a 
courteous driver realised her dilemma and let her out. Phew and thanks!

• The planners behind the road works that have brought gridlock to Spalding have a lot to answer for if Angel is to believed. The hallowed one was on her way to watch Femmes Fatales – Songs for Scarlet Women at Long Sutton’s Market House on Friday night, only to have to turn around after flying straight into a traffic jam on the A17 in Holbeach. Spalding is supposed to be 100 miles from London – but you wouldn’t have thought so driving around town this week.

• Angel was quite shocked to see at a recent trip to the fair in Spalding that goldfish were still prizes at the hook-a-duck stand, especially as some councils have banned them. When she won one as a child it only survived a day and others have said the same. Does anyone else think it’s cruel?