Tuesday, 29 December 2009

Blackfen minor basilica update

The idea of building a minor basilica in Blackfen is catching on. One family spent part of Christmas Day constructing a scale model for the gothic option:

I was informed that the material for the walls was "structural gingerbread". Amazingly, the stained glass windows are not made of cellophane (or any modern equivalent) but of melted boiled sweets stretched into a plane. The photograph is important since, as you can imagine, the model has now been eaten. (More detailed photos at Mulier Fortis.)

Another suggestion by way of the combox, was an ingenious idea for evading planning permission. It would be a relatively minor problem to inform the Civil Aviation Authority of the Mass schedule:

One wag suggested that it would be ideal for "High Mass".
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