Snapped this touching photograph in Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall yesterday. I spoke with the young bloke later and discovered his name is Jon. He said he was born with no legs. At times he performs balancing acts on a ball at various places in the Mall. Jon is a brave and decent young man and above all he appears to be very happy. Good for him. Queensland, Australia.
Could this be the first ever statue with blue eyes? Unfortunately not. This is the wonderful and talented Statue Man of Melbourne City. And there wasn’t a pigeon within cooee. This clever fellow stands motionless on a pedestal until some kind soul drop a few dollars into the hat at his feet, or to change positions. He dipped his hat at me just after I popped a few gold coloured coins into the kitty. (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia).