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Crazy sight at the crazy golf

You might be forgiven for thinking that Jack Sparrow and his Pirates of the Carribean had arrived in South Shields. Well, that’s not the case, this pirate is standing guard outside of the “crazy golf” at our funfair. The Ocean Beach Pleasure Park is a permanent all year structure and the crazy golf putting course was installed earlier this year, just for those who like to attempt putting on the rolling decks of a pirate ship! great fun.

The frame was processed in Photoshop using the Alien Skins Exposure plug-in to replicate Kodak’s Ektachrome 100 slide film.


Written by curly

November 8, 2007 at 12:01 am

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  1. What vivid colors, Curly. It’s fitting considering the subject. Pirates led, at least some of the time, colorful lives, though I doubt they played too much golf.


    November 8, 2007 at 2:29 am

  2. Guess what? Your blog is amazing! I can’t remember when was the last time i’ve overcome such a good blog that almost all articles/posts were interesting and wouldn’t regret spending my time reading it. I hope you will keep up the great work you are doing here and i can enjoy my everyday read at your blog.

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    November 8, 2007 at 4:44 am

  3. I think pirates must be popular as a means of leadingconsumers to something – even if they are not Johnny Depp! There’s one outside a sweet shop in the walking street of Menton. Amazing colours here.


    November 8, 2007 at 11:07 am

  4. Great swashbuckler image here, Curly! Though like Jilly says, doesn’t resemble Johnny Depp.:)Those mini-golf courses can be fun, haven’t played golf in years.


    November 8, 2007 at 11:32 am

  5. Hehhhhhhhh… Me’thinks this guy would make mincemeat out of Jack Sparrow!



    November 9, 2007 at 5:30 pm

  6. Good vibrant colouring.


    November 9, 2007 at 8:37 pm

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