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Pig sculpture in nearby woods
Pig sculpture in nearby woods

2/52 for the group 52 of 2012

This week's theme: 5 minutes from my home (Walking, Cycling or Driving)

As long as you are reasonably fit (because it's uphill all the way!), you can reach this lovely path through the woods in five minutes from my house. If you continue upwards, the path goes past a rock cannon. If you go the other way towards the town, you will pass an ancient well. However, both of these are too far to reach in 5 minutes from my home. This pig statue is about as you can get in five minutes.

I don't know that it has any particular significance, but someone must have decided it would just make the walk more interesting.

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la_marquise_de_ From: la_marquise_de_ Date: January 14th, 2012 07:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
Goodness. Is it meant to be an oracular pig, do you think?
khiemtran From: khiemtran Date: January 14th, 2012 10:31 pm (UTC) (Link)
It would be funny if there were different animals at distances. This could be the 5 Minute Pig...
cariadwen From: cariadwen Date: January 15th, 2012 12:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
I can only think of Henwen, Cerridwen's favourite sow who's rooting about created all the hills and valleys, but it doesn't look like a sow, so that's out. Other than that, it's a nice pig!
asakiyume From: asakiyume Date: January 15th, 2012 07:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
It's adorable! And it certainly must make the walk more interesting. It would be fun to find out the story behind it.
hairmonger From: hairmonger Date: January 15th, 2012 09:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
It has a nice place to root for things. Probably no truffles there, but it looks like a lot of variety.

Mary Anne in Kentucky
endlessrarities From: endlessrarities Date: January 28th, 2012 04:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
That's pretty random...
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