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birds family school

slow time

The annual bamboo harvest is taking place; mighty stems have been gathered and are waiting to be held aloft, balanced on fingertips, cast into the river or just contemplated.

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Meanwhile the Rooks are roosting.  Along the road to the Horse Chestnuts and Limes surrounding the church, at 9.26 this evening, the Rooks returned with exuberance. Flying over our house in huge numbers, an impressive sight.

What I find even more impressive is their artfulness in practical matters; during term time I admire the Corvids on the school field. Every day during lessons they hang out and I intend to set up the tripod and photograph these glossy birds full of character. Last week the opportunity was there, holidays had begun and classes were empty but so was the school field! The rooks clearly know the source of their food and for six weeks the school field is of no interest to them.

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etsy school

update

I am updating my Etsy shop,

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loading a skip

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and reconsidering these kiln elements.

Tomorrow I am retrieving kiln elements.

 

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badgers embroidery etsy school

a new build and a travelling badger

At work exciting times are afoot, there is change in the wind, the art dept is on the move.Image

At 3.10 on Friday we donned wellies and were given a tour.  Everything is on time and on budget we were told by the Business Manager. There are some blue walls and some orange walls, there is an office, and a darkroom and a kiln room and a drying room.  There will be storage.  There are not enough sinks (budget constraints), the sink situation is being reviewed.Image

The suspended wiring was spectacular.

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The ceilings are high, the light is good and we are looking forward to our new quarters.DSCF9401

Did I tell you about The Travelling Badger?                                                                                         Tomorrow he is flying out of my Etsy shop to Australia.                                                                                   Bon voyage badger!

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