The Gigoyle

By DeusExMacintosh

Alien discovered at Paisley Abbey

A gargoyle on an historic 13th century abbey has caused a social media sensation with its resemblance to the monster from the Alien films. Reverend Alan Birss, minister at Paisley Abbey, said most of the gargoyles were replaced during a refurbishment in the early 1990s. He thinks that one of the stonemasons must have been having a bit of fun.

BBC News

 

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4 Comments

  1. Posted August 24, 2013 at 5:09 pm | Permalink

    The image may not be heritage, but stone mason using gargoyle to have some fun, that’s deeply traditional. A living tradition, one might say 🙂

  2. Posted August 24, 2013 at 7:36 pm | Permalink

    Nice to see the old ways haven’t died out…

  3. kvd
    Posted August 26, 2013 at 7:28 am | Permalink

    By a guy called Crack Emcee: “Where were you?”. ‘Meditate, meditate, hold that pose’…

  4. kvd
    Posted August 26, 2013 at 3:12 pm | Permalink

    Or, for something less catatonic, more pentatonic, Wikipedia edits. Concept explained here.

    I like that you can click on a point, and get transported to the source; with a bit of 2001 Space Oddity-ness to it.

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