The Royal Easter Show!

Posted: April 16, 2014 by Mo Crow in magic
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The Sydney Royal Easter Show is a huge 2 week agricultural show where the best horses, goats, sheep, cattle, chooks, cats, dogs, fruit, vegetables, flowers, arts and crafts compete for first prize. It’s  a chance for city folk to see where their food comes from and a fun day out for everyone, here’s some photos
silver-sebright-roosterSilver Sebright Bantam Rooster
silver-sebright-henSilver Sebright Bantam Hen
silver-sebright-portraitportrait of Silver Sebright Bantam hen
sebright-specstheir plumage is like lace!
crocheted-lacean exquisite example of crocheted lace that won the doiley or table runner measuring at least 25 cm class
parchmentthis framed blue and white doiley won the parchment class
coathangerI love the embroidered & beaded coathanger & anything with Johhny Depp is good
bearthis teddy bear is so beautiful but look at that price $110… why is it that anything done with such great love & care is so undervalued in this 21st C world
fabulousnessthis fabulous collection of stitchery won the creative article, not elsewhere specified class
leather-and-woodthis amazing leather & wood lamp came second in the Creative Design class
calligraphya brilliant second place in Western Calligraphy – off the wall
roses“a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”
harness-horsesheavy horse 2 wheeled business turnout class
beautiful-horseI fell in love with this gentle giant of a horse with perfect manners
carouselthe carousel was cranking up
carousel3to dreams of horses and fresh country air in another time… another place…

  1. Carol says:

    I’m going to miss the Show this year so loved your photos, especially of the bantams, so beautiful, and the Clydesdales. Thanks, Mo, for reminding me I’m a country girl at heart.

    • Mo Crow says:

      Such gorgeous chooks, they let me have some of their little silver & black feathers! The bookbinding was impressive this year but sadly my photos were not…

  2. oh, i love this sort of fair, horses and fine hand work and garden celebrations….

  3. deanna7trees says:

    oh those feathers are amazing and so many beautiful items displayed. thanks for sharing this.

  4. At the end of summer, each county has a fair like this; I love them! There are some really gorgeous pieces of art in this one!

  5. judy martin says:

    Those bantams and their beautiful feathers are amazing and your photos of them are so perfect…I am astounded.

    • Mo Crow says:

      I dream of one day living on a houseboat with a floating garden attached to the back, I will look after a pair of Silver Sebrights then, they are such beautiful birds and very calm!

  6. karen says:

    this looks like a really fascinating show Mo and I was mesmerized by the amazing markings on the birds. Thanks for your stitching suggestion re the book…I’m thinking….

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