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A pretty good start

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Our first Bonsai Chat of 2019 was quite well attended here at Willowbog Bonsai yesterday. Mostly it was regular enthusiasts who took advantage of this community day. About half the folk brought along trees to work on but still managed a bit of chatting while they worked. Diane certainly got a bit done on her… Read more »

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It all starts again.

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This upcoming Saturday 5th of January we begin Willowbog Bonsai’s programme of activities for 2019 with Bonsai Chat. Bonsai Chat is an informal get together of bonsai enthusiasts from across the region. Whilst it is not intended to take the place of formal workshops many folk bring trees along to get work done that they… Read more »

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Final Bonsai Chat of 2018

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There was a faintly festive feel to Willowbog Bonsai’s concluding community day of the year yesterday. Some extra special treats to be found in the refreshment room for instance. Malcolm treated us all by wearing his Christmas jumper mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ? Although none of the photos really give a feel of it, we had one of… Read more »

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Busy ” Chat ”

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Following a couple of months of quiet Bonsai Chats, at least in terms of numbers attending, we had quite a busy day here at Willowbog Bonsai yesterday for our November get together. Thanks to those responsible for recording the day with my camera although, in fact, none of the photos really give a sense of… Read more »

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Chat in our absence

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The October Bonsai Chat here at Willowbog Bonsai coincided with the important Autumn show and sale of the Highland Cattle Society at Oban on the west coast of Scotland. As a result The Proprietor and my self were there rather than here. Nice too see that legendary Willowbogger Mr. Gilbert supported the day.  Sorry to… Read more »

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And so we ” Chat ” on.

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Our first Bonsai Chat of the autumn ?  certainly a few days in the past week have had a distinctly autumnal feel about them but Saturday itself was pretty warm, if not very sunny, in fact quite humid at times. Len and Billy enjoying the convivial atmosphere of Willowbog Bonsai’s refreshment room. Not sunny enough… Read more »

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August Bonsai Chat.

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We had a really busy day here at Willowbog Bonsai for the seventh Bonsai Chat of the year last Saturday. At one point in the morning a count revealed twenty enthusiasts all taking advantage of the facilities here to meet and chat with other enthusiasts from across the region. Unfortunately, and this will come as… Read more »

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Part two of catching up

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The seventh of July was the seventh Bonsai Chat of the year here at Willowbog Bonsai. The studio before the hordes turned up. Outside in the pleasant sunshine and The Proprietor chats to John S. We may not actually have welcomed hordes but most of the regulars turned up for this first Saturday of the… Read more »

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The original gang of three reunited.

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At yesterday’s June ”Chat ” day here at Willowbog Bonsai, the three essential, and founding member Willowboggers,  were reunited after a few years of separation. What a pity we did not get a photo of them all together ! We were delighted to welcome back Mr. Terry H. after a few years where personal circumstance… Read more »

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