That’s A Great Party Frock, Er, Flock
Okay, so they might not be fair dinkum Merinos, the sheep breed for which Australia is famous. And okay, this shot wasn’t taken on an Outback sheep station. And okay, they’re not even real sheep.
But there I was, walking past a Nativity tableau when I was struck by the vivid colour of the human figurines. Then I spent a few moments looking over the cattle around the manger when I noticed these two critters. How can anyone with a camera resist a shot of a fleecy pink sheep?
There is always a series of Christmas carols running through my head when I look at scenes like this. But here’s a confession. This time the carols were pushed aside and replaced by the soundtrack from the movie Grease.
Why? Are you seriously asking why? Remember the track by Olivia Newton-John, where she sang about sheep? Whaddya mean, you can’t remember the track?
I’m talking about the one called "Hopelessly Devoted To Ewe".
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