Tops of tomatoes urged not to look like spiders


Discarded tops of tomatoes have been heavily criticised for looking too much like spiders at this particularly vulnerable time of the year.

September and October can be tough months for spider haters, with their heightened peripheral vision registering almost anything as the enemy.

Top of a tomato, Peter Thape is enjoying scaring the shit out of people at the moment.

‘I like to sit against the plinth on the kitchen floor,’ said Thape.

‘I can make bits of me stick up, like long, thick legs,’ added Thape.