Friday, 26 March 2010

Perry's Recycling Paper Sausage Machine

I went on a guided tour of the paper recycling plant at Perry's Marston Magna in Somerset. I was intrigued by their machine shown here above for turning millions of tiny paper dots produced by computer printing into "sausages" about four inches long . This is done purely by pressure and they come out of this tube. The "sausages" cannot be recycled as such but can be used to bulk up other recycled paper

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Hobby horse for Horseworld Sculpture Exhibiton at Horseworld near Bristol

Gavin Darby delivered his Hobby Horse to my house. It will will go in the Horseworld Sculpture Exhibition at Horseworld near Bristol from May 23rd to November 1st. Hobbyhorses were children's toys; they "rode" a stick with a horse's head, sometimes with wheels attached. Larger versions also featured in festivals as they still do at Minehead in Somerset every May.

Saturday, 13 March 2010

Horses by Jill Tweed

An idyllic day driving through the early spring sunshine to see Jill Tweed's studio in Oxfordshire. She is going to exhibit these three horses in the Horseworld Sculpture Exhibition at Horseworld horse sanctuary near Bristol this summer.