No, what caught my eye about this tale was the utterly pathetic justification advanced by the head teacher, Adrian Guy:
"Barcelona was chosen because the artists Miro and Picasso have been studied in school, and the city exemplifies how to celebrate and embrace culture."
Ahahaha! We've heard some prize-winning bullshit in the nearly three years this blog has been running, but that must take the cake. Isn't that the most spectacularly weak-assed nonsense you ever heard? Because Miro and Picasso "have been studied in school"? They study the Industrial Revolution in Oldham schools as well, but we don't see you holding your staff training in a disused warehouse in Rochdale, do we, you ponce?
Wednesday, 8 October 2008
Quote Of The Month
From Mr Eugenides, on the subject of the school training trip to Barcelona: