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So now comes the announcement that Big Ben will be silenced during Thatcher's funeral.
Given that Thatcher herself was supposedly involved in the planning details of her own funeral we can only assume that she put forward this bonkers idea. Such was her grandiosity and such is the political establishment's hubris someone actually thought "great idea" and for the first time in almost 100years there will be no Big Ben chimes
However, it does give everyone a simple way to protest.
Get to a shop and buy a bell. It could be any kind of bell and during the funeral, wherever you are in the country, ring that bell whilst the funeral is happening.