LETTER: In the wake of the gold rush

Is it too much to expect that the Moaning Minnies who’ve been whingeing about Sheikh Abid Gulzar lowering the tone of the town by giving Eastbourne Pier’s cupolas and lions a lick of gold paint will now pipe down?

I’ve yet to see Team GB’s phenomenal haul of 27 gold medals at the Olympic Games in Rio be described as ‘tacky’.

Jean Clark

The Grove, Ratton

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