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Robbie The Clydesdale

By kaybee  
Along with Kevin the blacksmith and a couple of his 'boys' who made him.

The is named after Robert Burns because of what is inside him... you are going to love this
When Kevin came across a 'hole' in a hedge one day, he looked in and saw a bird on its nest - completely hidden from normal view.
This got his imagination going whenever he saw a small hole in anything wondering what might be hiding in there; a bird, a spider, a mouse

Once he started building Robbie he realised that the inside of the structure was like the hedge with branches and twigs criss-crossing and intertwined, so he started making a bird on its nest and hid it inside -- then the mouse he had thought about and that made him think about Robert Burns and his 'Ode To A Mouse' so he made a notebook and pen and welded that inside too.

So if you ever see Robbie .. go up and spend some time having a really close look through the wee holes and gaps and try and find the small 'extras'.
Unfortunately, I just couldn't get a picture of any of them.

If you have deep pockets, Robbie is for sale but you will have to pay dearly to cover the 10 months of hard work the team put in


Tags: General Artwork Scultpure People and portraits Hidden Gems

Voters: mike9005, MadVillPics, viscostatic and 16 more


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Minty805 Plus
3 22 5 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2019 10:24AM
Reminds me of the old song, "There was an old lady who swallowed a fly..." A clever piece of work and and interesting shot and description.
Allan

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dudler Plus
16 895 1505 England
3 Jun 2019 11:17AM
If there was an award for the most intriguing story attached to a picture, you'd have it for this!
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2019 7:47PM
Certainly an interesting tale to go with the interesting shot,
Ju
kaybee 15 6.6k 26 Scotland
4 Jun 2019 7:23AM
Thanks everybody
Joline Plus
13 30 54 United States
4 Jun 2019 1:06PM
A fascinating work and equally interesting write up.
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2019 12:51PM
Lovely candid and I love that horse...
Isabel GrinGrin

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