Ruins in the park


They are not real ruins of course… but give the park an eerie sort of feeling…
Actually they are sculptures by artist John Radford collectivelly called the “Tip”.
Western Park, Ponsonby.


  1. lynn April 27, 2007

    ooh what interesting pieces! So original i like them a lot.

  2. Irina April 27, 2007

    They look like sinking into grass! It gives an interesting feeling.

  3. Abraham Lincoln April 27, 2007

    It does give an errie feeling to the picture. I wonder who thought of this? Nice.

    It poured rain yesterday and I took some photos through the windshield experimenting.

    Abraham Lincoln
    Brookville Daily Photo

  4. Richard April 27, 2007

    Reminds me of Shelley (a bit)


    I met a traveller from an antique land
    Who said:—Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
    Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand,
    Half sunk, a shatter’d visage lies, whose frown
    And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command
    Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
    Which yet survive, stamp’d on these lifeless things,
    The hand that mock’d them and the heart that fed.
    And on the pedestal these words appear:
    “My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
    Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!”
    Nothing beside remains: round the decay
    Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
    The lone and level sands stretch far away.

  5. teomocchi April 27, 2007

    Wow, really impressive!

  6. kris April 27, 2007

    yes, excellent pieces and like your shot!

  7. Gerald April 28, 2007

    seriously weird!

  8. Gavin Hart April 29, 2007

    Really unusual sculpture; I like the artist’s concept a lot. Thanks for posting the image.

  9. blueboat April 30, 2007

    These are great – quite spooky. Reminds me of planet of the apes! (the end bit!)

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