Thursday, September 29, 2011
Chair: We need something spectacular, something that will make this city really stand out from the pack.
Brightest member of the committee: How about a giant something or other?
Chair: Interesting ..... Go on.
BMOTC: Oh, I don’t know - a fish hook, a couple of crossed swords… a group of sports people reaching for the sky - that sort of thing.
Chair: For God’s sake, it’s going to be in the middle of our beloved lake… it has to be tasteful and reflect our rich cultural community.
BMOTC: Naked woman.
Chair: Yes, yes.
BTMOC: In the lake with her legs outstretched. You could row or swim between her knees right up to her breasts.
BMOTC: Her submerged breasts.
Chair: Do it.
And in Hamburg, they did.