Machine mart Mannequin at London Marathon 2011
Spent the day as a display mannequin at the Machine mart store in Docklands
Great day, with the London Marathon going on in the background. This is starting to be a bit of a tradition, this will be the 2nd year I've done this and I plan to do it next year too. I had wanted to do this for many years, as it's a great opportunity to have fun with all the people that turn up to watch the London Marathon.
This was the first year I used the latex make-up, which worked really well. (Update: In 2012 I intend to use full latex wig as used in the most recent waving car wash mannequin pictures)
Had loads of fun with passers-by pretending to be a mechanical moving waving dummy. One guy started videoing me on his mobile phone, so I just kept on moving robotically, and didn't let on. I guess he still thinks I was a robot. I also had some fun standing outside the shop, surprising passers-by by smiling or holding out my had, and waiting for some smart Alec to shake it
Got some great pictures and video which you can see if you follow the event link.
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