"At the time the police agreed to let it go ahead, there were fewer than 100 people signed up. Now there’s more than 1,200 and, unsurprisingly, the police aren’t too happy about it."

- A ’pie fight spokesman’ on having to postpone a record-breaking attempt for the world’s biggest custard pie fight, organised through social networking site Facebook and due to be held in Brighton last Saturday, due to fears innocent passers-by could be targeted with pies

"They’ve kept the doors open at the back and the pigeons came in on the first morning and pooed on some of the stands."

- One of Caffè Culture’s exhibitors who, reasonably enough, didn’t expect pigeons to take over the place. And you thought that was foam in your latte...