A Paper Cowboy Rides out His Quarantine in Australian Hotel

By Day 3 of being confined to his Australian hotel room for quarantine, David Marriott was getting bored.

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CORRECTS NAME - David Marriott poses with his paper horse "Russell" in his hotel room in Brisbane, Australia, April 1, 2021. While in quarantine inside his Brisbane hotel room, the art director was bored and started making a cowboy outfit from the paper bags his meals were being delivered in. His project expanded to include a horse and a clingfilm villain that he has daily adventures with, in images that have gained a huge online following. (David Marriott via AP)
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — By Day 3 of being confined to his Australian hotel room for quarantine, David Marriott was getting bored. He’d watched a few seasons of “The Sopranos” and his eyes were getting tired from reading. Then his lunch arrived in a brown paper bowl and he thought “Aha. That’s a hat waiting to happen.” The paper cowboy was born. Using the good quality paper bags his food was delivered in each…

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