Spring 2021 update

 Spring 2021  After a quieter winter in the forge than normal, I am back running my blacksmithing day courses as per Government guidelines with one to one sessions for the people that have had their courses postponed from 2020.    Ridgeway Farm Art Project is currently awaiting planning approval for both the entrance sign and…

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Ridgeway Farm Art Project – Colour-at-home MAP part 6 of 9

Ridgeway Farm Art Project –  Colour at Home Nature Trail Map Page 6 of 9 Here is the large open space heading to the railway line and the footpath to the old can and river Ray.  This large open field is a haven for insects, butterflies, dragonflies and wild flowers and grasses.  Over time it will become…

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March 2020 Hibernation & Isolation Creation

What a tricky start to 2020 we have had from the winds to the rain (oh the rain) to the floods and now the Corona Virus and we are only in March!!  We will stay stronger together but right now its very easy to feel isolated and alone. I am sending some love to those…

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So You Want To Be A Blacksmith! Part One

I want to be a blacksmith! How to get started if you have a burning desire to be a blacksmith Modern blacksmiths are fantastic, they are multi-skilled and multi-talented, they often work alone through choice and because it is a hard to generate enough work to run a team and if you are restricted by…

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