Standing on the Shoulders of Giants!


This weekend, the streets of Liverpool have once again been taken over by Royal de Luxe’s giant marionettes. They first visited in 2012 and again in 2014.

https://redpanda08.wordpress.com/2012/04/22/walking-on-the-shoulders-of-giants/

https://redpanda08.wordpress.com/2014/07/30/liverpool-a-city-of-giants/

This time David and I only managed to pop into town to see the ‘uncle’ giant asleep on his raft. The crowds of 2014, were more than topped this time around, which put us off.

uncle

Royal de Luxe

Did you manage to see any of the visits from the giants? What were your impressions?

Thanks for reading,

Christine x

Christine Lucas

This weekend was a weekend much like David and I used to have before my Father passed. Maybe life is slowly getting back to how it used to be?

It was the weekend of Liverpool’s ‘Sea Odyssey‘ where the streets were given over to the puppetry of French company Royal de Luxe.

On Friday as David was in work all day with a headache, I followed, in anticipation online the progress of the Little Girl Giant as she walked through the city to King’s Dock and the ‘Uncle’, diver coming from the sea to walk the streets towards Stanley Park, Anfield. David being so kind later in the evening took myself, Daniel, his girlfriend Jo and my Mum around the city, to see the sleeping giants.

On Saturday, David and I got up early to head into town before the crowds, so we could get a good spot to see the Little…

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3 thoughts on “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants!

    • The best time for me was the first. The second was marred by pushy parents and I grew slightly bored with them. This time we managed to capture one at rest but couldn’t face the crowds. We’d seen them before so wasn’t too upset. Hope your painting went well? x

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