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Thatched Fairy

By lifesnapper  
Hi all, and many thanks to all who kindly voted and commented on my 'What In The wood's?'.
Something rather different again this time. This lone Fairy sits and watches over a lovely old Thatched Cottage in Bosham, West Sussex. Once I'd spotted Her, I just had to take a couple of pic's, and here they are. Hope you enjoy, and have a good Week everyone.

John Smile

Tags: General West sussex Bosham Thatched roof Thatched Fairy

Voters: woolybill1, User_Removed, barbarahirst and 26 more

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woolybill1 Plus
14 37 77 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2012 5:58PM
How deliciously bizarre! A fine piece of whimsy on someone's part and beautifully captured by you.
She looks like a Good Fairy too.
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2012 6:11PM
I want her in my back yard .... she is adorable
AnnChown 11 207 1 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2012 6:23PM
That's wonderful John!
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
21 Feb 2012 6:40PM
Indeed, a well spotted and unusual opportunity, John.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2397 United Kingdom
21 Feb 2012 7:07PM
How wonderful! I'd love to have her (though not the insurance bill that comes with thatch...)
mikbee 14 3 8 Scotland
21 Feb 2012 10:49PM
Have to say John.
Not the prettiest girl you have uploaded !!
She looks like something out of the film Copse Bride !!
Good shots.
Herge88 Plus
14 40 6 England
21 Feb 2012 11:46PM
Did well to spot this John, an interesting find to say the least.

Best Matt
gwynn56 9 88 England
22 Feb 2012 12:00AM
to see a proper thatched cottage these days is nice but to see a thatched fairy on top is more unusual ,well spotted
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2012 7:39AM
Such a shot John, however she looks a bit more like the the grim reaper to meGrinGrinGrinGrin Carole
saltireblue Plus
10 11.8k 75 Norway
22 Feb 2012 9:01AM
Well spotted that man. Have seen shedloads of thatched roofs, but never seen anything like this...must be unique. Delightfully quirky.

A Booth 18 11 4 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2012 9:59AM
a guardian angel well observed and recorded. good colours and detail.
nikshot 11 9 1 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2012 11:04AM
You are very observant John, great shots well seen.
22 Feb 2012 6:44PM
Thanks everyone. Maybe I'll try and find an Angel made out of Roof Tiles next Smile
James_C Plus
11 38 57 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2012 7:27PM
That's a cracker John and I've never noticed it! So the inevitable question..... Where is it?

pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2213 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2012 11:01PM
I love fairies and agree with Barbara, she would sit well with the other fairies in my garden.
Thatched roof ornaments or thatching finials are very common. and it's a very old tradition. I didn't know an awful lot about them, just got interested when I found some strange ones myself, so googled for "thatching trademark figures". This makes interesting reading.
24 Feb 2012 5:38PM
Thank you SO much Pam, a very interesting read, and all rather fascinating Smile
And James, I think you'll find this one if you walk down the Lane behind the little Cafe' down by the quay, and keep going til you come to a corner, and the Thatched Cottage is off to your right. Hope I've got it right, only went there once and my memory isn't the best Smile
James_C Plus
11 38 57 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2012 1:08PM
Thanks John. I konw exactly where you are. I've walked past that cottage loads of times... I must remember to walk about with my eyes open in the futureWink

25 Feb 2012 1:54PM
Ha ha, or with your Eyes pointing Skywards James. Good luck in your pursuit Smile And I think it's oppersite a Pub ?
Mavis 19 143 2 England
26 Feb 2012 12:48AM
Looks better from a distance John ! Wink xxx
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
27 Feb 2012 9:06PM
I think this upload was the final straw for our Mick, I bet he's seen better looking birds in the Dockers club in Leith!WinkGrin

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