Apple Day – 06/10/13

2013-10-06 12.15.09Now, if you don’t like apples this might not be the day out for you. But if you’re enthusiastic about things that embrace nature within the safe confines of Central London, you’d like Apple Day. It’s at Roots and Shoots in Kennington, and essentially you go, admire the nature garden, eat apples and do apple-related things. Strangely enjoyable. I don’t have too much to say, but I got some great photos, so here goes! Additional models are the Maria Family (sorry C’sMum)

There was… The eating of apples

2013-10-06 11.16.11 2013-10-06 11.16.152013-10-06 12.01.24The “Apple on a string” game (some cheating on Eva’s part)

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A piece of apple peel that Reuben made, which was taller than me:

2013-10-06 12.05.53Apple juice, and grape juice making that both Reuben and Thomas helped with.

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Storytelling with songs and instruments and a toddler girl that wanted to sit right at the front:

2013-10-06 13.01.17 2013-10-06 13.23.19Greenhouses full of apples:

2013-10-06 12.00.56 2013-10-06 12.01.34A wildlife garden with nice ponds to fall into:

2013-10-06 11.33.20 2013-10-06 11.33.25A BBQ with yummy sausages (with apple sauce, naturally), a cake stall, jewellery and toy stalls, corn dolly making and lots of nice things to look at:

2013-10-06 11.17.00 2013-10-06 11.16.57This is the second Harvest-related community event we’ve been to lately, and they are more fun than you’d think. Just because you live in the middle of the city doesn’t mean you can’t commune with nature a bit. Definitely helps to like apples:

2013-10-06 11.16.49Or just looking at yourself in the mirror:

2013-10-06 12.22.08A simple but lovely day out. Thanks Roots and Shoots!

More information here (official website)

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2 Responses to Apple Day – 06/10/13

  1. A whole fruit based day? Weasel would just mope in a corner somewhere. It would almost be worth her over the top, fruit hater’s reaction.

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