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September 2011

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The Fungal Foray

Stephan Helfer came back for another foray with us. Loads of people wandered the woods and rummaged and sniffed and turned up an amazing number of different fungi. Back at the cabin picnic site the books came out for a grand identification session. The different habitats around the woods lends itself to a good variety. [...]

The Squirrel

It’s up! If you look at last month’s pics you’ll see the group starting to make the squirrel. Toni Coyle took it home and finished it off for us and returned, looking all proud of it in the pictures, to hang it. We found an obliging oak tree in the glade where the ring was [...]

Greenwood

Greenwood

Sunday was a good day. The greenwood workers did some bowl and spoon carving. Here’s Ian attacking a bit of wood on the ‘bowlmate’. They’ve been gathering a cache of tools and equipment. Some of it even coated with camellia oil to keep the rust off. The group has been meeting over the summer and [...]

Polygons

Polygons

The steps at the bottom of the path at Gullet Wood have been slowly deteriorating so it was time to do a bit of remedial work. Ian, BobS, Sandy, Dave and BobF managed to get the required boards, nails, tools and energy to have a go at them today. There are pentagons, hexagons, octogons…….you name [...]

AGM

Our AGM is at 10 AM on Sunday 25th September at the log cabin. Here’s the notification and agenda in case you didn’t get your own. After that we hope to hang up the large willow squirrel in the glade and there’s the Fungal Foray starting at Noon. See you there.

The Green Team

The Green Team

A great bunch of people from The Green Team came down this weekend and camped over. They weren’t so lucky with the weather but the cabin did the trick for the Saturday night. They did some work on the willow structure and wove a mat for the boggy bits, moved rocks at Gullet, cut the [...]