The Thorn Bush

I’ve seen coloured rags on thorn bushes before, when walking on Hampstead Heath looking for the source of the River Fleet. A couple of years ago we discovered that the big thorn bush at the end of the boreen was covered in not only various coloured rags and ribbons but also had a couple of little vials of liquid in its branches, along with a margarine tub containing some sacrificial offering – flower petals or a cheese sandwich? I was too superstitious to check it out.

2005 © Tim

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(acrylic, ink, posterpaint and the contents of various vitamin tablets on canvas
5 Years ago

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Discovering A Unified Theory of Everything While Seated At a Bar in the West of Ireland
tim bradford

New wave wang-eyed pop folk art


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