I'm all fired up!
This week, I am having a blast ... literally and figuratively, firing up the old forge at the historic St George's Village, Botanical Gardens.
The blacksmith shop first went into operation in 1828. The energy is palpable as I work with the heated, glowing metal... visions come to my mind of times long ago and the people that have sweated over the anvil as they created tools of enslavement and liberation.
It's an extraordinary space and I feel privileged to be part of the Gardens group.
In the coming weeks I will embark upon creative endeavors and offering apprenticeships to local youth in traditional metal smithing.
Come and visit me!