Tomorrow, October 15th. 2016 is the 21st. annual Apple Day on Scarthin Promenade. The first was on October 21st, 1995, but we missed a year when it coincided with one of my many decadal birthdays. Until about five years ago it was run by Scarthin Books, but nowadays the energetic Celebrating Cromford team have taken over most of the work and the range of entertainments and instruction that accompanies the serious business of fruit pressing has grown. It feels almost like a harvest festival and for a long time very year has seemed to be the best ever.
It so happens that one supertile of Chinese Labyrinth (15,10), generated employing a fairly ingenious non-standard missing links graph fits, on my 44 x 44 squares, 2.4m x 2.4m tileyard, so I have been obliged to construct this celebratory tessellation. Here it is, seen whilst under construction.
Thank you to Eve Booker for the photographs taken in the gloaming. There’s more to be done tomorrow if time – I was called in for dinner.
More was done to modify the design – but not by me.
Here are some pictures of previous Apple Days.
It’s hard to stop adding memorable and heart-warming images, and yes, the sun does often shine for us….touch wood, the forecast for tomorrow is a bit iffy.
The Lattice Labyrinths workbook is available from the publisher or you-know-who , or from a good independent bookshop or via Google