Residents admire Portsmouth post box as it is yarn-bombed ahead of Remembrance Sunday

RESIDENTS of a Cosham street have been admiring their post box’s new look.

Saturday, 6th November 2021, 3:35 pm
Updated Saturday, 6th November 2021, 3:37 pm
A post box at Burrill Avenue, Cosham. Pictured: Joan Moore 87 and Brenda Bayliss 86. Picture: Habibur Rahman

The post box in Burrill Avenue has been ‘yarn-bombed’ – a type of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint – with an intricate design to honor those who have lost their lives at war ahead of Remembrance Sunday next weekend.

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Friends Joan Moore, 87, and Brenda Bayliss, 86, were admiring the artist’s creation earlier this week.

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A post box at Burrill Avenue, Cosham Picture: Habibur Rahman

Joan said: ‘It is fantastic. It is very clever. We look at it every time we come past, it is incredible.’

‘Brenda added: ‘It makes you remember all those who died.’