I was on my way to do some minor shopping at lunchtime when I spotted that one of the benches near Grey’s Monument appeared to be wearing a wooly jumper:
It looked like actual knitting, and appeared to be wrapped all the way around. On closer examination, the label turned out not to be the name of some particularly eccentric fashion designer, but a plug for the forthcoming Newcastle Science Festival, which starts in a few days.
And on a more general examination, it appears that it might be meant to be a representation of a pond, complete with duck. Or maybe it’s a bath with a woollen rubber duck.
I’m not quite sure about the significance of this, and how it relates to the Science Festival, but I like it. It’s certainly more appealing than last week’s paint covered cars.
Apparently the proper term for this is Guerilla Knitting. Cool.
 If you see what I mean