Dismal Swamp bombed … again!

Those of you who’ve been following me for a while might remember these exciting events that occurred in the lives ofย  staunch Athertonians.

https://ytaba36.wordpress.com/2012/10/20/breaking-news-atherton-has-been-bombed/

The original episode featured a cute little tree frog.

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The second time was a touch more sedate, with woolly balls being the feature.

https://ytaba36.wordpress.com/2013/07/07/its-happened-again/

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Now the phantom yarn-bomber has struck again. But, not one person I spoke to has noticed any of these terrorist attacks! Yarn bombing can be a lonely career, it seems.

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I’m tempted to put an ad in the local paper, to see if I can make the acquaintance of the Mystery Bomber.

 

 

 

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25 responses to “Dismal Swamp bombed … again!

  1. LOL. I love it! ๐Ÿ˜€

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  2. Caroline

    Very pretty! Haven’t seen any more at San Samuele. (Hm – thinks… Were you in Venice last year when I saw the yarn-bombing there??)

    It is the men who knit in Norway – my university tutor had a Norwegian wife & an array of impressive jumpers knitted by his father in law. Maybe something to do with being fishermen, maybe – knitting when the weather’s too bad to go to sea?

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  3. Yvonne, remember the “knitter” from Red Dog? Ralph isn’t far off about the men knitting. Can’t assume it’s women in this day and age.

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  4. What a great idea. Get everyone doing it as a tourist attraction โค

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  5. Hopefully we will see those lions in hats and sweaters soon! Get knitting Yvonne.

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  6. You know Y, it wouldn’t surprise me if YOU were the yarn bomber! You certainly possess the creativity and talent. Then there is that adventurous side…

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    • It has crossed my tiny mind, Susie. I have my eyes on a couple of little lions who guard the entry to the Lions Park; they look cold in this winter weather. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  7. I can just imagine this person dressed in black with a headlamp in the dark of night armed only with knitting needles and a crochet hook completing the installation.
    Really? People don’t notice these? Must be like the folks here with their eyes glued to their (not so ) Smart Phones!

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    • I like the planning that goes into this, Michelle. The 3 installations have all been so well fitted to the circumference of the pole, so whoever does them has taken measurements.

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  8. How can people not notice? – they’re so cool.

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    • It’s on the median strip, right at an intersection, so most people would be (hopefully) watching the traffic. But, not even the shopkeepers right there had noticed any of the versions, Darlene.

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  9. Perhaps Atherton should invest in surveillance cameras in order to capture who is responsible for these nefarious deeds. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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