It was quite a treat to be surprised by the suns presence and no rain, so we all cheerfully put smiles on our faces as we tramped up-and-down up-and-around-and-down the streets, invading the privacy of gardens all and sundry along the way. (Not just the artists, mind you… smelling the rosemary and scrutinising the thistles too!)
Embarrassingly enough, I actually found myself generally agreeing with our team sceptic as to the artwork… not that I gave him the satisfaction of knowing that! I suppose that makes me “uncultured” but in the light of recent exposure, that’s probably a compliment. *hides from our French connection*
Just when I was about to give up in despair at this “contemporary art”, we found one I could concede as my favourite.
Quite refreshing. The connection with the sea gave cheerful connotations of summer holidays at the beach… while being right beside a beach made it harmonise with the surroundings in a simple yet enjoyable manner.
It was colourful without being too taxing on the eyes. The orange-and-white fitted the theme, and the pale blue background gave a contrast while fittingly maintaining its humble role as a backdrop.
No bold statements, just simple, straightforward fun. Pleasant indeed, and all the more for its scarcity.
Squeakie was disappointed I hadn’t taken him along: he could have eaten the birdfood-containing-artwork. And he’d certainly have qualified for the job of protecting me from the various little beasties I met.
Now once I can just catch that wee squeakie, I can go to bed. All the fresh air today is making me yawn.
Cheap-squeak; goodnight. 😉
Ps: Hehe, amusing error message I received: “Hold your clicks a moment please…Flickr has the hiccups.”