Apparently this Easter Island-like statue mysteriously appeared overnight a while ago.
Ooh look, there’s another bench and Waterstone’s in the background 🙂
I love all the juxtapositions in this photo. Which ones can you see?
As I clicked the camera shutter the bible basher said:
What happens when we die?
Just 2 questions: where have these come from and why are they for sale? Seen on Government Street in Victoria in August.
Just before I took this photo, the ‘statue’ winked at me!
Thought to have once been part of a fountain, Neptune now points the way to the house at Dyrham Park via an almost impossibly steep slope. Worth the detour from the path for the magnificent view though.
A statue lurking in a shop doorway on Park Row.
This is on Lewins Mead in Bristol, not far from the Christmas Steps. There’s a plaque on the red brick wall which reads:
by David Backhouse
Commisssiooned by Haslemere Estates and presented by them to the City of Bristol in 1984.
This was the year we got married, moved to the south-west and I started my first job in Bristol.
The facade of Wells Cathedral is covered with statues and gargoyles and is very ornate. At first all you can see is the mellow stone and how the rain and winds over centuries have eroded the limestone.
Then you notice how every nook and cranny is filled with pigeons.
The birds on this statue made me think of St. Francis of Assisi.