Wednesday, 7 October 2015

surprising lines

Well, we had  brilliant day in the woods on Sunday, despite me having no feeling in my frozen feet until lunchtime!

The Surrey Hills Wood Fair is a great big friendly affair, full of families, happy dogs and beardy men whittling things. The sun shone all day too- thank goodness it didn't take place one day later during the current pouring rain, or I might never have thawed my feet out again!

You could buy a pumpkin, 

or a great big auger,

or go on a carriage ride with a ukulele band on board...

or find a house for the fairies at the bottom of your garden.

There was also every kind of dog you could think of, wonderful subjects for a little monoprinting demonstration.

I talked to a lot of lovely people who put their names on my list of interested candidates for art workshop days next spring and summer. The workshops are planned to take place in the barn here, where Mervyn of Surrey Hills Green Wood Works holds courses on pole lathe turning and green wood furniture making.

The art days should be fun, with inspiration provided by the beautiful surroundings. I'm looking forward to them!

This is the contact address if you are interested in joining in:


  1. Looks like a fabulous day out despite the frozen feet! Now why weren't you offering your monoprinting days when I lived in Guildford as then I'd be first on the list.

  2. It all looks brilliant Carol! x


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