BSA 2014 Exhibition Part 1

Bonsai Eejit

Finally I’ve got around to putting together all the little bits of video and photos from the British Shohin Association Exhibition at Willowbog Bonsai back in March this year.

This is part 1 of 6 showing Mr Peter Warren on one of his wanders around the exhibits. I only got a small portion on video as I was crowded out by the hordes in attendance 🙂 Not a bad thing at a show I think.

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20 Days to Go!!

Leinster Bonsai Club

Only 20 days left to go before the first meeting of the Leinster Bonsai Club. You can even follow the countdown in the sidebar 🙂

We hope to have a good turnout at the first meeting at Ballbriggan Community Centre on 27th June @ 7.30pm. We have quite a few people already confirmed as attending.

Owen, John and Elisa all made the trip up the the NIBS School at the end of May and have set the ball rolling for a close working relationship with both the Northern Ireland Bonsai Society and the Munster Bonsai Club all under the umbrella of ‘Bonsai Ireland’.

Are you coming to the first meeting? If you haven’t been in touch already or haven’t been in touch for a while, please let us know if you can make it. We have about 10 so far confirmed via email and Facebook Page but feel free to

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Artist Profile: A Bonsai Prelude Exclusive Interview With Marco Invernizzi

very interesting interview. Great read. Thanks again

Bonsai Prelude

Marco_Invernizzi_critiques_a_Lenz_Pitch_PineSo to start out with, a “grazie mille!” to Marco for taking the time to answer a few of my questions and diligently run over a couple drafts to provide the most complete answers possible!

As I mentioned earlier, out of my own ignorance, narrowing my bonsai knowledge to the blog-space, Marco seemed to have slipped past my radar. When I met him at the Rendezvous a couple weekends back, I couldn’t help but think “damn, this guy knows whats up.” And after listening to his demonstrations and work shops all weekend I can see why he’s truly a gift to bonsai in the West (as well as the rest of the world). Having been through an apprentice-type learning environment myself (in the world of fine dining) I can’t help but respect his constant drive for self improvement. We could all learn a little bit from Marco, even…

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