You wanted to see it ... Are you sure? Are you sure sure sure? Too late to change your mind now anyway, here he is :
I told you he was scary!
The first time I did the bus ride to school with my son, I was pointing out interesting things to him, to try and get him to enjoy the journey. As I glanced up at the statue above the church's main entrance, I was going to tell him to have a look - then I saw it properly from myself and my pointy finger went right back down, I can tell you. He has never noticed this and I shall not be showing him, either. *Shudders.*
I don't know what it reminds me of exactly. A fly? A half-hatched pupa ? I had a look at the church website to see if it said anything about who the statue is meant to be (St Chad himself?) but they make not a mention of it. I don't blame them!
Tomorrow, the mystery special place we pass on the final part of our morning bus ride, which also involves a special ritual ...