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chicken feeding lady - happy friday!

Oops. My camera, with its photographs of dinosaur fairy lights and Tourettes Parrot (as he has been named) are not in my bag, are presumably on Tim's coffee table where I was photographing TP. I am very tired today, but I still want to post a picture.

Ah, the other memory card, has it anything on it? Oooh, a medieval out-of-scale chicken feeding lady I found on a display board at Kendal castle!

She struck me because of the farmyard set chicken feeding lady me you and everyone had as a child who was so out of scale that chickens came up to her head and cockerels towered over her (the top picture on this page shows the toy I mean). She seems to have been replaced in modern sets by a rather Green Welly brigadish Farmer's Wife.

Anyway, Happy friday from the huge looming chicken and the nervous chicken feeding lady.


chicken feeding lady and chicken
chicken feeding lady and chicken
The mismatch of scale would get us every time.

Comments

( 3 worms — Feed the birds )
pomma_penses
26th Jul, 2008 01:13 (UTC)
see, I didn't notice the chicken size at all and thought this post was from one of my knitterly people, because the woman is carrying a spindle and distaff...
undyingking
26th Jul, 2008 14:50 (UTC)
Chickens have changed a lot since medieval times! -- those look almost like partridges or sthg.
land_girl
27th Jul, 2008 00:47 (UTC)
BRILLIANT!!
( 3 worms — Feed the birds )