Posts Tagged ‘Statues’

Never forget

January 6, 2013

Kalgoorlie statue vert crop














This statue in Kalgoorlie W. A. (i.e. Western Australia) honors the local men who died fighting in WWI.

December 22, 2012

crop of man and dog statue














What can be better than an enthusiastic welcome home from your dog?  This statue was photographed in Fremantle W. A. around Xmas of 2008.

More from the Photos of statues” file

December 5, 2012

man and dog statue









This bit of art (a dog welcomes home the owner?) was seen during our visit to Fremantle Western Australia.


Back on the Bestsellers List

January 16, 2011

The statue in this photo (taken recently in Berkeley) is of topical interest because Mark Twain’s autobiography was recently published by the Berkeley Press and is landing on various Bestseller Lists.

Weird SF statues

November 10, 2010

Since we usually stop to take photos of interesting statues and since we are in a bit of a hurry to go take a walk in the Indian Summer weather, and since we don’t know the story about these SF statues, we’ll just post and run.

A vanishing breed

July 5, 2009



People who read newspapers to become well informed voters seem to be slowly disappearing from American culture.  It is encouraging to find a statue of a newspaper reader.    This statue of Harry Culver, in Culver City CA, honors the city’s founder, who was also a newspaper publisher.

This otter be a good photo

June 11, 2009

MVC-009FWhen we saw this statue in Pasadena CA, we knew we otter take a photo.

Pasadena Rams?

June 9, 2009


Ths statue of a ram was seen in Pasadena CA.    The one in Canberra is much kinkier.  We prefer the one in Australia.

Rams in Pasadena?  Perhaps, back in the day, they were Roman Gabriel fans?

This statue reminds me of Raymond Chandler’s description of General Sternwood adn the bit about the flower clinging to the mountain (like the mountain goats do).  It’s a stretch.  Should I apologize to Chandler fans for playing the Google bait card on them?

Chicken Boy Statue

June 8, 2009


Running around taking Car-spotting pictures for this Car-spotting blog, we see many famous and/or unusual statues so we will use them for a change of pace from time to time.  This “Chicken Boy Statue” is well known in the Los Angeles area, but may not be famous as far as residents of Canberra are concerned.  They however are in no position to castigate any other city’s unusual statues.