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5th November, a day to plot or a day to chat.

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Last Saturday on the 5th of November we go together to plot the downfall of the political elite here at Willowbog Bonsai,  either that or we were just messing about with wee trees ! First of the co-conspirators to arrive was Mr. Hume, it looks like he just has a couple of innocent bonsai with… Read more »

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Could be three weeks ago ???

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It could be three weeks ago, though it feels more like three months, we had our tenth Bonsai Chat of the year here at Willowbog Bonsai. Ever since the good turnout for ‘ chat ‘  number eight when Caz was in charge, with the Proprietor and her Assistant missing, presumed on holiday, the ‘chat’ numbers… Read more »

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Taking a hint !

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We can take a hint !  For the August Bonsai Chat here at Willowbog Bonsai last month The Proprietor and myself were away on holiday with Caz left to take the reins. She reported a busy day with a very good turn out. The September ‘Chat ‘ yesterday, with us back at the helm, was… Read more »

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A rare Bonsai Chat

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A Bonsai Chat where neither of the proprietors are present is a pretty rare event here at Willowbog Bonsai. But as the last post here indicated Jean and myself have been away on our holidays. Our grateful thanks to Caz, seen here helping Keith with a tree, for keeping things going for us during our… Read more »

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July ” Chat ”

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A week and a half has passed since our seventh Bonsai Chat day of the year here at Willowbog Bonsai and my recent internet issues only now allow me to post some photos from that day. It was a typical ‘ chat ‘ sort of day with most of the usual suspects turning up. Much… Read more »

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A lovely sunshine ‘ Chat ‘

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We had a glorious early summers day for Willowbog Bonsai’s ‘ Chat ‘ day last Saturday. However, the day never got too warm for the fifteen or so participants to get their trees into the studio and get on with some work. We had almost all regulars with one new face to welcome to the… Read more »

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May the ‘ Chat ‘ be with you.

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This confusing title merely introduces a report on our fifth community day of this year here at Willowbog Bonsai. And what a good day it was too , blessed as we were with glorious spring sunshine. Here, Peter Mike and Tony take Bonsai Chat quite literally. Whilst here I help Colin with re-potting a beech… Read more »

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With great sadness.

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It is with great and genuine sadness that I have to report the death of Willowbogger Brian Wilson who passed away yesterday. Affectionately known as the Beach Boy after the pop singer of the same name, Brian was a regular at both Bonsai Chat and our monthly workshops. He bore a long and painful illness… Read more »

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April Chat

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Wow !  One third of this year’s Bonsai Chats completed now. Where does the time go ? Last Saturday was a bit of a low key affair but still I managed to forget to take photos ! I did take a few. Ray helps David with a re-pot of one of his trees with Mike… Read more »

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