I am sure they are a common sight in many cities of the world. I am referring to the street artists who dress up as statues and stand motionless on a plinth. When someone drops a coin into their collecting dish, they move and this normally produces a scream from the person making the donation! Here in Bath, I waited until the 'statue' took a break so it could indulge in a coffee and a cigarette. Always polite, I asked quietly if I could take a shot and he quickly adopted three poses for me to capture - what a gentleman! It reminds me of the old Hamlet cigar advert. Of the three, I quite like the shot where his twinkling eyes are looking directly at me.