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I love the effort that has gone into this letterbox. Looks completely impractical for anything bigger than a card, but that’s obviously not the point!


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A Jill off all trades and always keeping my fingers sticky in many, many pies…. this is one!

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  • purelydecorative
    purelydecorativeover 6 years ago

    So ugly, and yet so weirdly appealing. Great shot- love the colours and composition…very suburban Australia.

  • yeah it is ugly isn’t it! very quintessentially Australian though….. thats what grabbed me about it. it has been very entertaining and instructive scouring the streets of my suburb……thanks for your comment!

    – jemimalovesbigted

  • chelsgus
    chelsgusover 6 years ago

    Haha! There’s one of these down the road from me too. I love the tacky kitschness of it. The filter just tops off the tired, old suburban look. Well done :)

  • thanks Chelsgus! I bet this was a popular shape when it came out! Oh the kitchness of it!

    – jemimalovesbigted

  • Simon Greening
    Simon Greeningover 6 years ago

    Haha. Only in Australia! :)

  • georgiegirl
    georgiegirlover 6 years ago

    You won’t see a letterbox like this anywhere else!!! Very Aussie indeed ;D

  • Ross Robinson
    Ross Robinsonover 6 years ago

    I love how the koala seems to be pissed off yet resigned to having a giant slot cut into its stomach.

  • haha… he is not real happy is he!

    – jemimalovesbigted

  • ADMarshall
    ADMarshallover 6 years ago

    And maybe a strategy to withstand ‘cracker’ night!

  • haha, classic…. never thought of that one, but you are right, he is such a target….

    – jemimalovesbigted

  • MrLovelace
    MrLovelaceover 6 years ago

    Ugly monkey aint’ee….

  • LetThemEatArt
    LetThemEatArtabout 6 years ago

    Koalas are such funny little animals. I wish we had them in England, well only if they were indigenous I mean, we have enough trouble with the Grey Squirrels!

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