Stone carving course a success

Well done to the 5 dusty troopers who took part in this weekends stone carving course. As you can see, we created 5 very good pieces over the course of the weekend. It is always interesting to see what ideas they bring with them on the saturday morning, Jonathan's hugging sculpture, Carol's dove, Robert's intricate "eye of Udjat" and Martin's [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:51+00:00April 26th, 2010|courses|3 Comments

Stone chosen for Bevin Boys memorial

The vast quarry near Kilkenny I have just returned from a wonderful trip to Kilkenny in Ireland. With me was Harry Parkes, a terrific character with bags of energy and a million great stories. Harry is a former Bevin Boy miner who has been instrumental in organising and fundraising for the Bevin Boys Memorial which [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:51+00:00April 14th, 2010|Uncategorized|2 Comments