This picture actually makes me smile. I took it this September in the Piazza della Signoria in Florence.
Timely, that a black pigeon should decide to use it as a perch just then.
I began to imagine this huge, ferocious looking stone lion, standing sentry at the end of my long lane tomorrow night, if I was a young child.
Our lane is quite long and narrow, climbing up the Escarpment, lined by large oaks and very dark, black dark at night, with nary a glimmer of light.
Imagine it looming over you when you arrived at the top, with a black crow sitting on it's head!
Funny or frightening?
A different take on spooky.