Reminder

Just want remind all that we will have next meeting on next Friday 21/03/2014 at 8 pm in the same place

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BSA Exhibition 2014 Part 2

Bonsai Eejit

Wading through the rest of the photos now. I’ll be doing the accents as a separate post along with a few other themes for the weekend.

Apologies if there are any doubles, I did revisit trees as the light changed in the galleries so some of these might be from the Part 1 post but better light.

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BSA Exhibition 2014 Part 1

so many lovely trees. It shame we weren’t there. Next time 🙂

Bonsai Eejit

As I sit here sorting through my photos from the weekend two things are clear to me. First, this was without doubt a top quality Shohin exhibition that any country in the West would be proud to be associated with.

Second, I don’t actually think the trees were the best part of the show! I see the other among the tree snaps that have captured the amazing atmosphere at Willowbog Bonsai, a special place. Like minded people doing bonsai how it’s meant to be done. More of these photos at a later time.

The only down point of the weekend was the news that this will be the last BSA Show hosted at Willowbog. Time for the batton to be passed and for the Exhibition to look at pastures new. Peter and Jean have been absolute sterling hosts and their passion for the BSA and this event was there for…

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RIP Harry Tomlinson

RIP Harry Tomlinson

Sad news today, Harry’s book was my bonsai bible back when I started bonsai in 1993 and I’ll never forget the wacky adverts in the Bonsai magazine.. Notice from the family below, my thoughts are with you.

It is with great sadness that we must announce that Harry Tomlinson died on early Sunday morning the 2nd March 2014

 

As many of you may know Harry had been suffering from alzheimer’s for a number of years. Unfortunately his condition had deteriorated rapidly during the last week.

We hope that many enthusiasts throughout the International Bonsai community will have been inspired by Harrys bonsai teachings, artistry, books and good sense of humour.

Letter of condolences may be sent to Greenwood Bonsai Studio.

There will also be an open book of condolence alongside one of his many bonsai creations.

A memorial service wil be held at a later date.

Petra, Corin and Paul Tomlinson