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I went to the Epping festival at Epping Forest today with some good friends from work.

Epping Forest is a five thousand acre forest in greater London. In addition to many other things, the forest boasts of a five hundred year old hunter’s lodge, built in 1543 which was used by Queen Elizabeth I when she went to the forest to hunt stags. I worked on a conservation project in the forest and drew up some of the drawings and elevations. Inspite of doing some work on it I had never been to site, it was nice to see drawings which I played a certain part in come to life on site.

There were many events on display today as is mentioned in this page here. I have many photographs which I will upload later, where I have photos which reflect the behaviour of a caterpillar on vodka and photos of horses on a chariot race.

In the meantime enjoy this photograph.

Contrary to initial perception this is not a snake in my friends hand, rather it is what’s called a ‘slow worm’ (Anguis fragilis). According to the guy at the stall, it is a kind of lizard with no legs. Also in the picture is a child ready to excrete in his pants at the site of the lizard and what we were doing.

Have a great week all!

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3 Comments

  1. coooooo! i like snakes 😀

  2. cool. Looks super.

    Cheers!

  3. I love the epping forest,(I love anywhere where trees are allowed to grow!) I have visited the hunting lodge and the near by “Royal Forrest”.


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  1. By The Cat on Vodka! « Tableaux of Aufidius on 12 Sep 2010 at 11:17 pm

    […] england, epping, truck Imagine a cat on Vodka! I would surely buy a cat that drinks! As promised here, here are the photographs of a cat on Vodka! Well, not really a cat, but a caterpillar – and […]

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