happy birthday to one of the oddest Oxford landmarks, the Headington shark, which turned 21 yesterday.
It even has its own entry in Wikipedia, which is
Talking about sharks, the great white supposedly photographed off the coast of Cornwall turned out to be a hoax. But the Headington one is really there on the roof, I've seen it myself. (Coming into Oxford on the coaches from the airports or from London, you can't miss it if you keep looking out to the left.)