Over dinner last night a friend told me a story that he had no reason to doubt.
Some years ago a concerned citizen of Gloucester contacted the police there to say that they had seen a group of white caped and hooded men in the city whom they took to be members of the Ku Klux Klan.
Mr Plod investigated. Mt Plod investigated thoroughly.
He was able to ascertain that this was not the Gloucester KKK, but in fact the white robed monks of Prinknash Abbey arriving for Evensong in Gloucester Cathedral ……