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Spoons decorated as people and pegged into the grass.
a chalk rainbow drawn on pavement with the words 'Be Kind' written underneath.
A rock painted as a ladybug.
A group of spoons decorated as people pegged int the grass.
A chalk rainbow drawn on pavement.

Of Spoonville, Chalk Rainbows and Painted Rocks

I took the following photos during my Covid Lockdown walks between April and October 2020. The Community put teddy bears and rainbows in the windows of their houses for the kids to spot. Others made ‘spoonvilles’, chalk rainbows, and left painted rocks.

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