This statue in Kalgoorlie W. A. (i.e. Western Australia) honors the local men who died fighting in WWI.
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.
When we saw this statue in Pasadena CA, we knew we otter take a photo.
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?
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.