Not so Wordless Wednesday: 21 June 2017



I know it’s supposed to be Wordless Wednesday but I like to break the rules sometimes!

Penguin statue at Penguin Tasmania with seagull on his head

Meet the real penguin of Penguin and his seagull mate

Meet the real penguin of Penguin. There’s a funny story about the seagull sitting on his head and I have to share it with you – we were told by a local that the seagull perched there all day and rarely ever moved. So when another photographer was trying to get a shot of it I told him not to panic, the seagull rarely moves and just at that moment the seagull decided to fly off and didn’t return. I made a hasty retreat after apologising profusely.  At least I got my shot!!

Apparently the penguin is a real draw-card for the town and gets dressed up for major occasions such as Christmas and Easter. A waitress told us that she’d be a multi-millionaire if she had a dollar for every photo that’s been taken.

I know everyone who has been to Penguin has this same shot but I think it’s worth sharing again.

Wordless Wednesday….with words.

Location: The Big Penguin at Penguin Tasmania

Debbie 🙂

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14 comments

  1. words are good Deb! as is the pic! glad you got your shot! 🙂

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  2. I love him! I hope I get to see him!

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  3. A Christmas time he gets to wear a Santa Suit. He was just down the road from where I lived for many years. Everyone finds him amusing. There is a punk band in England called the Penguins…I heard that he featured on their album cover many years ago but I’ve never verified this fact.

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  4. HAHA! That made me chucklee. Love the penguin too 🙂

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