Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Scarecrows Sorted!

We were up very early yesterday in order to get the bunting up and the scarecrows displayed. Bob was brilliant, as ever - up a ladder, fixing hooks, and doing the 'high' stuff, whilst I did the ground level part of the display. The word overkill was mentioned. Often! Having a corner property leaves plenty of scope for hanging all my flags

Charles and Greta at the table and an explanatory note on the fence. Nobody can say I am not taking this seriously. 

There should be a map produced showing where all the competition entries are situated. We'll have a walk round and view them later in the week.


"Where did you get your flags?" asked a neighbour, "they only seem to be selling Ukrainian ones in Dereham." I said I'd had most of them for years, and some I'd sewn up last week.

I really hope that there are lots in the village, but I suspect ours will be the only ones in the close. I didn't see any on my trip to the post office on Monday afternoon. 




14 comments:

  1. I'm very impressed! Nothing much in our village, but the next one is ornamented with much bunting and crochet, apparently.

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    1. I have discovered there are 2 other scarecrows on display - but nobody is aware of any others [and the promised map has not appeared yet] A few houses have bunting and flags

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  2. The Scarecrows are brilliant and your bunting and flags really look jolly!
    Greetings from the A69. We are driving to Dumfries from Hexham!

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  3. Wow! You and Bob have done a lot of work and it is beautifully done. Have a wonderful celebration. ~ skye

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  4. Your display is wonderful - festive and with meaning!

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  5. You have done amazing things! I love the flags and the scarecrows are amazing. Nothing much happening here. I'm not sure if I'm relieved or envious.

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  6. The scarecrows are brilliant, well done.

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