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Sponge lobbed square in face

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: May 21, 2014

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A woman was hit in the face by a flying sponge at a Wells garden party.

But before anyone gets the wrong impression of the Somerset city the culprit was an untimely gust of wind.

The unsuspecting visitor at Stoberry House garden open day was hit in the face by a piece of victoria sponge which had been catapulted through the air after a gust of wind flipped over a paper plate.

Stoberry House and Garden owner, Frances Young, said the woman took the incident with a pinch of salt and saw the funny side.

Frances said: "It was so windy on Sunday and this piece of sponge just flew into this woman's face – luckily she was OK about it.

"At least it wasn't chocolate ganache."

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