Monday…with Pumpkins

October 12, 2015

Filed Under : Autumn - trips - workshops

Photo 11-10-2015 15 04 23When my son was little we used to always go to Slindon in Sussex to buy our pumpkins from an old man who had the most amazing display of the pumpkins, squashes and gourds in his back garden/yard area,  which he’d grown himself. I hadn’t been for quite a few years and apparently he had died in 2009 ( You can read more here ). I wanted to collect a good selection for the workshop I’m running next weekend, so we drove over…

The village of Slindon  is so pretty and yesterday we had amazing Autumnal weather here, and everywhere you looked was photogenic…the shot below was literally from the drivers seat when I parked the car…Photo 11-10-2015 11 24 59 Photo 11-10-2015 11 27 15 Photo 11-10-2015 11 26 36 There’s always a display of pumkins arranged into a picture and this year it’s a tribute to the 150th anniversary of the Shoreham Lifeboats …Photo 11-10-2015 11 40 19 Photo 11-10-2015 11 36 49 Photo 11-10-2015 11 35 22 Photo 11-10-2015 11 30 15 Photo 11-10-2015 11 37 33 Photo 11-10-2015 11 34 29 Photo 11-10-2015 11 34 53 Photo 11-10-2015 11 40 10 ( below is a poly tunnel where some of them are grown…)Photo 11-10-2015 11 40 52 Photo 11-10-2015 11 44 31 Photo 11-10-2015 11 47 28 Photo 11-10-2015 15 35 53( you can see the Steller story version here )