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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 3rd January, 2009)

Face Right

Face Right
The new sculpture at the top of the Wiend in town. Taken from the side showing the shape of the head.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Dave on 3rd January 2009 at 00:01

Nice one Brian!

Comment by: dave johnson on 3rd January 2009 at 10:47

Like it or not I bet more photos have been taken of this than any other "NEW" thing introduced into Wigan for a while.

Comment by: Brian on 3rd January 2009 at 11:12

True, I've seen a few taking photos. For the record, I like it. ;)

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 3rd January 2009 at 11:31

Much, much better than the one I took, from same viewpoint, with camera on my mobile phone, Brian !!!

Comment by: Jo Anne on 3rd January 2009 at 12:38

It has certainly brought new life to that area of Wigan. I have seen some perfect expressions of sheer delight and expressions of pure horror too.
Brilliant photo Brian :o)

Comment by: janet on 3rd January 2009 at 14:22

The photo is good enough,not taking anything away from Brian. As for the 'Subject', I'll just say, I wouldn't go out of my way to see it.

Comment by: bren on 3rd January 2009 at 17:35

the photo is a cracker, but as for the " subject " i agree with janet, what is it supposed to represent ? someone with half a brain ?

Comment by: emps on 3rd January 2009 at 18:02

Odd as it looks, its grown on me I like it, looks incredible from that angle.

Comment by: bren on 3rd January 2009 at 20:25

its enough to scare the little un's away from the children's library !!

Comment by: Mick on 3rd January 2009 at 22:10

I like this face but its a shame its up a little side street where it wont be seen by many Wiganers or visitors to our town.

If it was me I would have located it where it could be seen by passing traffic.

Comment by: Cenac on 4th January 2009 at 19:23

Did they try to site it at the side of the plot first? it's a shame they had to put it over the "maze".

Comment by: Art on 5th January 2009 at 00:42

Must be the image of a Wigan planner:
All face, no brain behind!! ;o)

Comment by: tim nicholls on 20th February 2009 at 02:10

Lived in Wigan ten years ago. This is a nice addition to a nice part of the town.

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