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the owls were bearing the farm away - charity greeting card

the owls were bearing the farm away - charity greeting card
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The owls were bearing the farm away depicts two barn owls using their talons to hoist a house across the night sky. This greeting card is a printed copy of a hand painted linocut. The colours are bright, the owls are white speckled in oranges and the sky is a deep blue with stars and a full moon. The inside of the card is left blank for your own message.

The envelop and card are made from 100% recycled paper and card and the protective
bag is compostable.

Card size: 5ins x 7ins

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The image was inspired by a poem by Dylan Thomas (1914 to 1953) - ‘Fern Hill’ where the poet remembers the freedom of childhood holidays at his Aunt’s farm; the joy of play and close connections to nature. In the poem he talks about how as he rode to sleep the owls were bearing the farm away.

25p of the cost of this card is being donated to Libraries Unlimited to purchase children's poetry books. Libraries Unlimited is an independent charity, established in April 2016, which runs libraries across Devon and Torbay. They believe in the unlimited potential of library services to make a positive difference to people’s lives and communities through a shared love of reading and access to high quality information and facilities. For further information on the charity, please visit

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