or man-made (oops, silly old dog—that’s a ‘sexist’ thing to say; bad dog. Sit! Try again—)
Natural, or per-made?
This construction was on the paving in front of the Invercargill museum. I like it, the advertiser gets his message across and no damage is done to the environment or the budget, or either gender of the race of huperbeings (used to be hu-man beings, but ‘man’ is a sexist non-gender-neutral term, gradually being replaced everywhere except in proper context by the gender neutral syllable ‘per’. (Per was short for person, but person too is sexist so will be replaced in the language by perper and God is in
His their heaven and all is right with the Snowflake world) (perper can be abbreviated to simply ‘per’).
I was brought up to the King’s English (oops) the Ruling Per’s English— bugger, enough of that. On with the Challenge~!
A wee thing constructed in Don Street. All the nice folks who contributed have an individual brick beneath with their name on it as an enduring symbol of the Council’s eternal everlasting gratitude.
This used to be a normal 2-way street but The Council in its wisdom elected to make it one way only. As a street it then died. Cause and effect? Don’t ask … but:
are now debating opening it up again to two-way traffic. What will happen to the above whimsy I have no idea, possibly they’ll relocate it to somewhere inspirational (and the bricks may end up as landfill) …
whimsy. This thing above rotates on its base and when the light is right can fair dazzle the unwary (but for a while kept someone in a job somewhere so ‘redistribution of the wealth’ is still alive and kicking).
This appeared recently. I think they call it ‘usable art’ … it was on display out front of the park for a while then disappeared for many months.
I have yet to see any kids using it, although one tourist did plop his little girl down on top for a photo; she promptly burst into tears. Cause and effect? She was too young to know the words …
AND IF STATUARY
classes as construction, I still love (nay, adore) this wee paterless familia—
—I imagine that the pater of the family was away herding barbarians or recruiting for The Coliseum at the time the statue was taken. Here they are, then, all togged up and no Daddy present. Portent of things to come? Naaaaa …
AND NEXT TIME
out of the home environs I’ll see if I can’t score a more traditional construction for you. Don’t wait up …