Monthly Archives: August 2013


We’ve never been to a Wood Fair before. But we will go again!! Treefest was held at the beautiful Westonbirt Arboretum, in Gloucestershire.   This was about everything wood. there were loads of planks of every type of wood to buy (if you wanted to make something) Plus loads of stalls selling all sorts of […]

Melplash 2013

The weather was kind for this year’s show. In fact it turned out to be a scorcher. We arrived the night before, giving ourselves plenty of time to set up and then stroll down to West Bay to get fish & chips at the harbour. Show day started off by me being told off (again, […]

A Soporific Sunday

On the edge of the New Forest is the Hamptworth Estate home to the Anderson family for over two hundred years. What a beautiful place this is. The hunting shooting and fishing bregade were out and about to enjoy the day. Its only a small event with about 2000 people coming along. There were plenty […]

Chagford 2013

Lovely place Chagford. Right on the edge of Dartmoor. This is a great show to do. The people here are so friendly. We set up the night before and slept in our van. The morning of the show day was a bit overcast but that didn’t put anyone off. The locals, and not so locals, […]

Frome’s August Super Market

The first sunday of the month and we were in our home town of Frome for the “Super” Market. The centre of the town had been closed off to traffic and a mix of several markets attempted to blend together. An Artisan Market, A Farmer’s Market, a Flea Market and what has been loosely titled  […]

Nunney’s Monsoon

The lovely village of Nunney, in Somerset, once again had it’s annual street fayre this weekend. This year’s theme was “medieval” There were Soldiers of the King keeping order of the locals. Their mission it would seem was to apprehend “Geoffrey the Mole Catcher” a local man who had been up to no good evidentally. […]

The Honiton Show

Here we are again, in Devon. What a great showground location this is. The car parks were quick to fill up with a lot of people enjoying the hot sunshine.   We were stalled out early, outside the craft tent, where we immediately got told off. It would appear that we had strayed infront of […]