On our arrival at Willowbog we sought out the boss to let them know we had arrived. As we couldn’t find Jean, we had to make do with Peter Snart 🙂

The Friday workshop was coming to an end with a few members already away but the die-hards with four wheel drive were still there finishing off their session with Ryan Neil. I didn’t want to be in everyone’s faces with a camera but did manage a few shots of how things had gone on the day.

A general shot of what greeted us at the door. Phil the fingers strikes again! 🙂


Peter greets us and looks like he’s had a hard day on the digger clearing the snow. Must be nerve racking worrying about a big event being cancelled due to the weather! Ben seeks revenge on Phil for a long long van ride 🙂 The demo tree for Saturday can be seen in shot, already lifted into place.



We had a quick look at some of the trees that had been worked on during the Thursday and Friday workshops. Some impressive trees.

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As soon as the workshop cleared we got to work to help Peter set up the demo area for the following day. Work for your supper if you like. Peter was putting the three of us up and we were keen to help out as staff as much as possible during our stay.


Peter’s big Yew wheeled into place and ready to go.

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Dave Jones of Walsall Ceramics was also staying and had a great stand ready of any sales.


3 comments on “Arrival

  1. Lovely stuff and it’s nice to see Russ’s lass looking so well after her recent health scare, a lovely couple, you’ve made my day.


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