On the corner of Mandela Way, a small residential area near Southwark, lies Stompie. A Russian T34 Tank. The legend goes that it is owned by a local artist called Russell Gray who was disallowed planning permission for the land on which it now lies. He was given permission to however put a tank on the plot of land. The council believing this to be of the septic kind, not the kind with caterpillar tracks and a massive gun. Which is incidentally believed to be pointing at the local council offices.
The tank has gone though a few paint jobs from bright pink, to swirly patterns to now being decorated as a Chicago taxi cab. I preferred the previous paint jobs to this latest one but sadly never got to visit Stompie until recently.
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