Creative grandmother painstakingly carves animals out of tree stumps in the woods

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A creative grandmother is making intricate wood carvings of animals out of tree stumps in south east London.

The woman, aged 69, has carved mice, owls and other birds.

She rides around on her mobility scooter, before getting off and spending hours painstakingly turning neglected stumps into intricate works of art.

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Sam Jones, 50, from Belvedere, stumbled across the carvings while walking her dogs in Bursted Woods earlier this month, in Barnehurst, south east London.

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Pictures of the carvings have been shared online and are attracting rave reviews through social media.> According to Sam, the artistic pensioner uses basic tools to make the carvings.

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