I can’t work out if this story is genuine, a hoax, or a brilliant bit of marketing, but in the meantime it’s making me smile. Just how do you ‘lose’ a 23-foot tall, bright orange dinosaur with gaffer tape on its arm? It’s not like it’s going to blend into the crowd.
There’ve been adverts in newspapers as well as social media campaigns, so it’s obviously costing someone a bob or two. But what wonderful publicity for the café concerned – there can’t be many diners in London that are this well known, or that have over 800 followers on Facebook.
And if Roy really is missing, then I hope someone gives him back soon. I’ve grown quite fond of the old fossil.