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Moove away from my trough!

By TrevBatWCC    
On my travels around St Helier's town centre, I came across these sculptures in a square called Wests Centre. Consisting of 4 four life-size bronze Jersey cows around a drinking trough, they were created by sculptor John McKenna and installed in September 2001. Funds were raised by generous public subscription and the 170,000 fund to pay for the sculpture was soon achieved as it was such a popular idea. It's also the most popular and photographed sculpture on the island of Jersey and a huge tourist attraction. If you look closely you'll see there's also a toad in there too, in front of the trough, and the calf is looking down on it.
Thought it was amusing that a herring gull has got in on the act, and the cow nearest the trough isn't too happy about it, so had to be a Silly Sunday upload! Grin
My last upload before I head off to France, staying in La Clusaz in the Alps area, not too far from the Swiss border.

Many thanks to Harriet (HarrietH) and Joan (EMJAYCEE) for their User Awards on my previous upload, **** & Bottle , most appreciated Smile

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Nik Collection's Viveza 2 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging Smile

Trev Smile

Tags: Cows Specialist and abstract Sculptures Jersey St helier Wests Centre

Voters: colijohn, debu, woolybill1 and 47 more

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mrswoolybill Plus
13 1.7k 2097 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2018 12:03PM
The perfect Silly Sunday.
I like V4 too, despite the lack of gull...

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Chinga Plus
9 3 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2018 12:13PM
Excellent image for today Trev,
Excellent content and subjects !!!
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cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 29 Northern Ireland
19 Aug 2018 12:15PM
At least someone has a sense of humour!! 😁😁😁
19 Aug 2018 12:33PM
a great set and animation of the inanimate
Irishkate Plus
9 41 115 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2018 12:59PM
Love the gull in your lead Trev.
Also liked V4 which shows these wonderful statues off so beautifully.
19 Aug 2018 1:24PM
A wonderful set and just right for Sunday, Trev.
Superb sculptures and captures.
Have a great time in France.
Bon voyage,
Excellent images
bliba Plus
13 2 Austria
19 Aug 2018 2:24PM
Great set 😊😊😊
10 10 10 England
19 Aug 2018 3:17PM
A super set Trev. Enjoy your next trip - happy hols.
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
19 Aug 2018 4:45PM
Delighted to vote this excellent shot to RC.
Hope you have a good trip.Trev.
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2018 4:58PM
Great looking set Trev, enjoy the Alps.
pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2096 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2018 5:22PM
These are great sculptures, and I'm not surprised they're popular, especially with tourists. The cow nearest the gull does look to be guarding its water trough.
SlowSong Plus
11 8.4k 30 England
19 Aug 2018 6:49PM
"Is this where the party is?" Grin Lovely fun shot for Sunday. Smile
20 Aug 2018 9:59PM
Excellent set Trev perfect for SS, I like V4 too.

Sue_R 13 11 6 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2018 3:43PM
Great sculpture and the gull certainly added an element of humour Smile Hope you have a good holiday.

Sue Smile

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