Friday, March 21, 2008

Rocking Horse and Teddy Bear

There's a nice picture. The rocking horse was made about twenty years ago by a German called Mickel. All done beautifully, with wooden pegs holding it all together and leather stirrups and saddle. Truly a work of art. Mickel is a long-time resident of Mojácar and is known (just by us locals) as a master carpenter.

Now, the poor rocking horse has had twenty years of loving by a number of children. The other day I asked Mickel if he'd like to - ahem - repair him for me. He kindly said he would.

You'll find Mickel - as often as not - in the Truffy Bar (another place only known to locals).

The Bear in the photograph is 'just a friend'.

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