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Moo, boo…what’s the diff?

Phew! I thought there wouldn’t be a post tonight…stupid blog’s been down for an hour.

These things? They’re usually painted to look vaguely like cows. Really lumpy, ugly-ass cows. They’re in Milton Keynes, North of London, and they’re made of cement and fiberglass and…I dunno…bits of junk and FAIL.

A vandal did this to them. A wonderful, magical vandal.

The locals liked the paint job so much, they’re going to leave it this way. At least through Hallowe’en.


Comment from QuasiModo
Time: October 16, 2012, 1:02 am

Ha!…those are pretty cool…where can I get some for the front yard for Halloween?

Comment from surly
Time: October 16, 2012, 1:04 am

Hard to get a sense of scale Stoaty, these things full size?
The one in the foreground looks vaguely hippo-ish.

Reminds me of this local oddity. I give you … Cornhenge.

Comment from Pupster
Time: October 16, 2012, 1:18 am

Reminds me of this local oddity.

Well, howdy surly neighbor! Just how local are you? I can`t see Cornhedge from my house, but I can throw a rock and hit 270.

Speaking of Halloween, how fast can you knit, Sweazey?


Comment from Mija Cat
Time: October 16, 2012, 2:12 am

Heh. Hehehehehe. Those things are *real* ?

I’d thought Charles Stross was kidding!


(the cows are mentioned in here: http://www.powells.com/biblio/2-9780441013654-10)

Comment from Mike C.
Time: October 16, 2012, 7:51 am

Didn’t those guys have a bit part in one scene of “Pirates of the Caribbean”?

Comment from Redd
Time: October 16, 2012, 1:49 pm

Though I admit the additional art work looks pretty cool, I don’t think it is wise to give the vandals a pat on the back. Didn’t someone do something similar to a Rothko? The Tate is not laughing…

I blame that lady in Spain for all this.

Comment from Bob Mulroy
Time: October 16, 2012, 3:56 pm

Stoaty, somebody’s horning in on your racket!


Comment from Deborah
Time: October 16, 2012, 4:01 pm

Then there is the Cadillac Ranch, near Amarillo, where repainting and graffiti is encouraged. I don’t think anyone knows by now, how many times the cars have been given a fresh coat of paint. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadillac_Ranch

Comment from LesterIII
Time: October 16, 2012, 4:57 pm

Surly & Pupster, WTF? Apparently we are ALL local to each other here in C-bus. I suggest a Secret Mustelid Club meetup. Or not so secret, get some grub/beer/spirits/trouble…

Comment from naleta
Time: October 16, 2012, 6:22 pm

Midwest Mustelid Meetup? :uhoh: Sounds interesting…

Comment from mojo
Time: October 16, 2012, 7:20 pm

Zombie cows!

How cool. I want one.

Comment from Pupster
Time: October 16, 2012, 7:33 pm

Huh. Small internet.

Comment from Lark
Time: October 17, 2012, 12:53 am

1.) Find conspicuous Modern Art.
2.) Get greedy church lady to improve it.
3.) ?
4.) Profit!

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