Mr Heslop claimed the scrawl - 'I've been sitting here for six months in my underwear and my bum smells - was indecent, but Lord Justice Kennedy and Mr Justice Alliott agreed with a magistrate who had ruled it was 'in extremely bad taste but not indecent.
They rejected Mr Heslop's challenge to the magistrate's refusal to issue a summons against Stockwell Underground manager Mike Oleman for permitting display of indecent material.
Mr Heslop, of Canterbury Crescent, Brixton, told the court: 'We are not talking about a lavatory wall. We are talking about an Underground station and a great many people using it every day.
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