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Hungry Horace in Heeley

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That old ZX Spectrum game character has been appearing in original paintings deposited on the river sidings of the Bridge (near The Bridge Inn) on Chesterfield Road.

 

A convoluted sentence regardless - is this a Heeley thing or have people spotted it elsewhere?

 

Anybody know who's responsible as I'd like one of these for my house?

 

Bring on Jet Set Willy!

 

ps/ will try and get some pics on my way to work tomorrow.

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Cool! Sounds like a variation of the "Space Invaded" tile mosaics around Manchester.

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Aye I work round the corner, one of em is painted inside a drawer. Wonder who put em there?

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Heh, he's made it as far as Chesterfield road, has he? First occurrance I saw of him was the cemetary wall, down by the stream on frog lane. He's spread a fair bit since then, there's been four or five of him in the frog lane area.

 

He keeps cropping up in different formats, propped up on a piece of board, or painted on a smashed mirror and nailed to a tree. I quite like it.

 

Also, in a drawer?

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I've found a couple of photos of good ol' Horace hanging around Sheffield on flickr - one in Endcliffe Park and on the photo stream there are a couple of others. I haven't made enough posts to put up a link, but if you Google 'Hungry Horace Endcliffe Park' it'll bring up the pictures. Aah nostalgia!

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Heh, he's made it as far as Chesterfield road, has he? First occurrance I saw of him was the cemetary wall, down by the stream on frog lane. He's spread a fair bit since then, there's been four or five of him in the frog lane area.

 

He keeps cropping up in different formats, propped up on a piece of board, or painted on a smashed mirror and nailed to a tree. I quite like it.

 

Also, in a drawer?

 

Aye, I'm sure its a drawer propped and its painted on the bottom of the inside of the drawer, I wonder how he got there. Perhaps they might be worth taking he could be the news Banksy!

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Trying to be the new Banksy, certainly. I don't think spectrum characters are quite enough like whiny socialist satire to be Banksy. It's too cheering.

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I think the artist may have read this thread just noticed today more have appearred nearly Heeley Bridge two tall uns and another drawer. If they're reading this can they leave a small one in the car park of the business park next to the river ta

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