Miscellanea

Thank you . . . The first bit of miscellanea is a thank you from St. Mary’s Church on the Green for work done to add to the number of shop window displays for the Christmas walk through Norton and for the Shed “Christmas Tree” that went on display in…

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Brrrrr!

The washing up bowl was frozen . .  that’s how cold! But the Shed the did warm up under the radiant heaters and we had a few cuppas to warm us from the inside. A varied  morning as these photos show.                  …

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Into 2024

The turn of the year is traditionally a time for reflection. Rob Shilson in Whitby Town Shed has penned his reflection on attending the Shed the first time 4 years ago and how it still works for him. As I approach my fourth year at Whitby Town Shed I have…

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Keeping in Touch

In  our lifetimes, indeed in the past 30 years, our ability to communicate cheaply the world over in sound and vision has been transformed. Skype, WhatsApp, Zoom, Teams . . . . or whatever allow us to be virtually in the next room.  Thus Graham has been in touch from…

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About outcomes and evidence

Being away from home in Oz means that I can only nag at a distance!  There are a couple of small  time windows for communication with Shedders directly so largely guys you are on your own. A genuine encouragement was to discover via our bank account that both Trish and…

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Miscellanea

Message from Rachel Meadows of UK Men’s Shed Association [When people ask “What do we get for our membership fee to UK MSA?” Rachel is a noted part of that. Always a willing horse who helps us and who appreciates any help (and publicity) from us.] Hi all, Just to…

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The Wooden Horse

Not Troy and no one hiding inside. It;s the wooden horse of Norton made for the Remembrance Service at Norton Sports Charity scheduled for lat weekend but cancelled due to weather and ground conditions However a display has been created of several items and there are both the horse and…

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Christmas is coming

The Tree of Shed Life  is being completed. That’s the title given to the artwork (!?!) to be displayed in St. Mary’s, Norton. For the rest of the year we might rent it out as a dog kennel or a holiday home for hedgehogs!   There should be a  guide to…

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Contact

Connection, Community, Camaraderie  These were the three words accompanying the Aussie 30 year badge mentioned at the end of the previous blog. Maybe we could add Contact to the list. Contact is a precursor to connection and contact is the experience met on crossing the Shed threshold for the first…

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Projects End and Initiatives Start

Anthony’s Man Cave is pretty much there, despite the rain today Glazed and adjusted French windows. Completed front. Dry inside. There is some internal finishings being done this Friday, but it is a pleasing sight with an informal opening celebration at Halloween. We have a pre-loved display unit arriving for…

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