Sunday, September 7, 2014

You Know Spying Paranoia Has Gone Too Far When...

...a neighbors' spying fears may sink young seadog's pirate ship.

UK - When his parents built a play pirate ship in his back garden, four-year-old Joseph Bailey was thrilled.

The wooden ship, crafted from recycled timber, became his pride and joy and the ‘labour of love’ was admired by everyone who saw it.

But then a neighbor complained to the council that Joseph was invading their privacy, claiming he could spy on them over the fence.

And despite his parents erecting a bamboo screen to solve any privacy issues, the 19ft by 8ft ship, complete with Jolly Roger, now faces demolition. (more)

P.S. The "pirate" doesn't appear to own a spyglass.