People handle the cold and harsh winter wind differently. Some brave it and go about life as normal, while others hibernate inside their apartment for fear of freezing. But, something that most don't go out and do? Suspend a giant balloon that could take out a building or two.
London has been brought to a standstill after a giant balloon was hung above the Oxford Circus. The balloon has been suspended for the Lumiere Light Festival which takes place later this month- but doing so now in the midst of strong winds has proven to be a big mistake.
Yes, I saw it this afternoon, it looked extremely unsafe and as though it were desperate to escape its mooring.— Jenni Frazer (@Jennifrazer) January 4, 2018
That's like us doing crane lifts in this weather. Mental!— 🇬🇧Leigh Miller🇬🇧 (@LeighMGPM) January 4, 2018
They're putting that giant balloon thing up early for the Lumiere Light Festial in London later this month probably. Either way, they should have waited until the winds died down at least. 🤦🏻♂️— Ryan Colaço (@Ryan_Colaco) January 4, 2018
One if the wires actually snapped and hit someone near me this evening :(— R. (@empathgirI) January 4, 2018
What is it? Some kind of projector screen or a homage to the sixties TV series, The Prisoner?— LifeStudent (@LevyStuart) January 4, 2018
It is a dead ringer for The Prisoner. Perhaps there is a secret reboot in the making?
Here's to hoping that these winds die down enough for this thing to not be hazardous.
H/T - Twitter