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Byron’s shiny new eye-sore has coped a barrage of jokes and jibes since it was first, ahem, ‘erected’ late last year, but few have suggested the ‘demented darlek’ lacked originality. Until now.

This UK sculpture seems to bear a striking resemblance to Byron’s new sculpture on the Bayshore Drive roundabout.

Yesterday a keen-eyed local spotted a strikingly similar structure while undertaking an unrelated Google search.

The sculpture is located in ‘a corporate premises in the UK’ according to the reader.

Like our much-maligned ‘disco dong’, the British sculpture is made from a shell of aluminium birds laid over a column-shaped steel structure.

So is our ‘Schlonghenge’ really original to Byron or can we add unoriginality to the ever-growing list of reasons to look away?


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9 COMMENTS

  1. They both kinda look like they are the perfect fit for eachother!
    A company could be formed to start a breeding program but a glamorous Gold Coast love nest would need to be procured for them both for a ‘Bling’ fest!

  2. Sums up Byron Bay pretty nicely. Great to acknowledge some honesty here with this profound erectile masterpiece of smut, I mean love!
    Doesn’t have to be original by the way. Maybe Byron Fake Bay isn’t either!

  3. LOVE AND BROWN RICE AND PLENTY OF JUDGEMENTAL ART EXPERTS ?
    THE EIFFEL TOWER- MICHAEL ANGELOS DAVID AND OUR OWN OPERA HOUSE ALSO STIRRED UP AN OUTCRY

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