Friday, January 23

The Rhinoceros

The potter has an uncanny knack of being ahead of the game.....the word game I use lightly!  No football meant.
He produced his first penguins a few months before "The March of the Penguins", arrived on the big screen. The polar bears before the global warming fears were played out on the small screen each night.
The latest animal to emerge from the heat of the kiln...is the rhinoceros.
She...for it is she....is ready for a night on the tiles with nails painted red as she sashays out into the big wide world.
The great white rhino is all but extinct ....I believe only five exist in the world today and they are all in zoos...how sad that man's greed....sale of the magnificent horns...will mean generations to come will not have the joy of knowing this armour clad beast in all her grandeur.


This magnificent creature will be on display at The Gallery Bank Quay House, Warrington from tomorrow in a new exhibition there.

As will this photograph of The Old Girl's Grammar School Palmyra Square Warrington. By your's truly!

 Open until 20th April.....

9 comments:

  1. I adore her red toenails - surely such a creature must attract any male of the species should he be around.

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  2. I know Pat...maybe all five remaining are female!

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  3. Aren't Rhinos the most wonderful animals; he's done a very good job. As for your photo, I'm trying to find someone who'll make me some balustrades like that for my barn staircase. So far all quotations have been for twice what the whole building is worth.

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  4. Yes...wonderful creatures ...the stairwell?....shall I put in a word for you?....used to be the tax office here after the girls were thrown out!!

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  5. The plight of the rhino is something that we all should be aware. It is sad that today despite the speed of information, modern medicine and science, Traditional Chinese medicine is still practiced and is the primary reason for rhino poaching. I have illustrated and blogged about the rhinos frequently. If you are interested you can check my Behance profile.
    https://www.behance.net/gallery/15694627/Bad-Medicine
    https://www.behance.net/gallery/14199987/Requiem-To-The-Rhino
    https://www.behance.net/gallery/7280789/World-Rhino-Day-September-22nd

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    1. I love your work...follow it on Instagram...thankyou for these...Geraldine Snape

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  6. The rhino is beautiful. Do you have an online gallery?

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    1. yes we do...www.pottershousepenketh.co.uk....will let you see the work of Alan Snape aka the potter!!

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