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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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New Bell

02 May 2011 19:11:59
Ganesh Bell

Ganesh Bell

This is the Ganesh bell I bought yesterday. Now I just need to find a tree sturdy enough to hold it...

I would like to do a little Indian-deity style corner in my garden. I have a 10" stone statue of Ganesh, which goes out in summer and now I have the bell. But it is not enough.

I do have something though.  I have two 2ft wooden deities that we bought in India around 1992. They were my pride and joy for many years but they haven't had a proper display place for some years now. It is a shame that they should gather dust.

I wonder if I could varnish them? I feel inspired by Fran...


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fran m fran m 02 May 2011 19:44:56

Wow, me inspiring someone................that's a first ;-))

Rachel, could you post a picture of the wooden deities when you get a chance, I might be able to advise you what would be the best thing to do.

Love the bell.


J.D. J.D. 02 May 2011 19:49:38

Can't believe you're saying you might not have a tree sturdy to accommodate that Ganesh bell! Sure, haven't you got loads of lovely trees!


Lìga Lìga 02 May 2011 22:29:19

Nice one!Would love to hear how it sound:)


Scrubber Scrubber 02 May 2011 22:50:53

Yes you have just given me an idea that had I a bell hanging from a branch it could be used to call me up from the depths of the scrub!


Cloncaw Cloncaw 03 May 2011 10:47:12

Lovely bell , that's a good idea Scrubber a bell would save the legs and the voice but think here it might be ignored.


Rachel Rachel 03 May 2011 23:12:40

I don't have any big trees yet, Jacinta. The cherry tree is the biggest.

It has a good sound, Liga.

This is bell no. 2 in our garden, Scrubber. The other one is used by the kids to annoy us.

You divil, Geraldine.


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