Thursday, August 23, 2012

Parliamentary Unicorn

A Unicorn is a mythical creature born of legend, folklore and fable.
This one sits opposite a rampant lion in the Victorian Parliament.
What purpose does it have in this legislative house?
As it glistens with silver, chained to a shield,
perhaps it's a crest of truth and peace and honour.


  1. LOL, unicorn does not exist. So is the current legislative process in our state. Maybe that is to render the parliament as a fantasy land.

  2. I wonder if there's a touch of irony attached to this choice Joe! I've watched 'Question Time' and there's nothing peaceful about it haha!

  3. Nations have often adopted fanciful symbols for themselves perhaps going back to a belief in animism. So we have the British lion, the Russian bear, and the American eagle. Unicorn looks good, so why not?