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StoneGloves wrote:
I was behind a guy in Nettos this morning, he had two bags of peat compost and a tray of hybrid African violets - all on offer - I squeezed his bags to check it was peat and remembered the peatcutters. There is peat still cut in North Cumbria, near Brampton, and I know the other side of that seam. All I've found in it is bog oak - plenty of it, mind - in a seam. All the bits have the marks of stone axes - I'd love for someone to dendrochronologise it. VEBA, probably.

One foot in the grave?

I make charms and jewellery out of bog oak and jet, it's very easy to carve. Prefer the jet though. I quite like to copy the little jet bears found in bronze age graves, or the bead necklaces. That primitive art fascinates me.

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18th September 2009ce

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