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Post by Adrian on 2nd January 2010, 11:48 pm

I love these, but can never understand why they are hidden away in the money section.

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Post by chickenofthewoods on 3rd January 2010, 12:25 am

It does seem a bit odd doesn't it. Question

They are excellent though and I get itchy fingers every time I browse through one. Robin tells me that the lovely oak swill baskets in the background of one or two of the shots were made by Owen Jones* - you might have seen him making one on the Victorian Farm series (which I loved!) - I would really love to be able to afford one of his weekend courses to learn how to make them. Unfortunately I've just shelled out for a wild food instructors course so that's all my treats covered for this year!

* http://www.oakswills.co.uk/workshops.html

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Post by Adrian on 3rd January 2010, 12:38 am

I have to admit that I get a bit damp whenever I see Robins work, I wish I had known about traditional crafts when I was younger and looking for my life.

And I know exactly what you mean about the itchy fingers, just looking makes me want to create.

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Post by Compostwoman on 3rd January 2010, 1:06 am

One of the things I am planning on putting on in Moors Wood is some traditional craft workshops from experts...

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Post by Compostwoman on 15th February 2010, 10:44 pm

Am saving up pennies to go on a course at Acton Scott.....

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Post by Adrian on 15th February 2010, 11:06 pm

I think you might need to save some pounds as well Cw

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Post by Compostwoman on 15th February 2010, 11:13 pm

Have some pounds...its not actually that expensive and I am lucky enough to live quite near.... Very Happy

Birthday and 25th Wedding Aniversary comming up as well...

Guess what I have asked for...?

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Post by Adrian on 15th February 2010, 11:43 pm

a pony?

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Post by Compostwoman on 15th February 2010, 11:46 pm

Ha ha..been there, done that, spent 10 years from aged 6 - 16 with 3 horses to look after...

so no.

try green wood courses, Acton Scott, Small Woods assoc stuff ( am a memeber) , Mike Abbott etc etc .....

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