everyone needs a stick
Find a stick that feels right, tie the colours that tell your story. You'll never forget, and the story will tell itself.
Often made of rowan wood, and usually found in North Yorkshire houses, witch posts stop witches flying down the chimney and being a nuisance.
Quite big sticks
A very confident three year old following the big children along an exciting troll bridge. Perfect.
Stick people guarding the woods
The class of children who made these stick people gave them teeth and eyebrows and hair and personalities. They looked like a group of disgruntled villagers.
We had pressed apples and made apple pies, then went to the wood to make homes for the apple people. The apple people especially liked living in trees.
Hairy, crinkly hazel leaves, and little pieces of snapped twigs, make beautiful strings of leaves hanging in the forest. The sun shines through and makes shadows.