Yearly Archives: 2008

Ring out the old ring in the new

The last day of the year, here already, it feels like barely a few weeks ago that I was locking the door on the cold dark night of December 31st 2007 and lighting the fire and preparing to hide away … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Gaff, Caerlaverock Castle, new year | 12 Comments

Post Christmas post.

A secret Santa by the name of Matt Grimmitt had these mugs delivered to my house the week before Christmas but being a good girl I saved the parcel until Christmas day before I opened it. We like them very … Continue reading

Posted in knee, Mabie Forest, Matt Grimmitt, Solway mud | 6 Comments

Christmas Eve all day.

Happy Christmas to myself. I have been trying to get hold of this book for a while, but have never seen a copy I could afford before, I found it on a website this weekend and was very surprised that … Continue reading

Posted in Fishley Holland, Mincepies. fat jugs | 8 Comments

Christmas Eve Eve.

Happy Birthday Amanda! Hope you have a lovely day. Odd day, very odd. I was manning an exhibition in Dumfries in the Mid Steeple, a beautiful old building, used to be a jail, it’s in the middle of the town. … Continue reading

Posted in Access Art, Amanda Simmons | 9 Comments

This is my 203rd post.

What did I do with my evenings before I had a blog? I have absolutely no idea. I think it was January I started this shenanigans, all Mr Fitch’s fault really but here I am my 203rd post. I wonder … Continue reading

Posted in big jugs, fat mad birds, Snowflakes | 6 Comments

It is entirely possible. . .

. . that I am too dim to be running a business. Today I thought right!! OK it’s a great day to start on my accounts, I like to get them at least started before the end of the year … Continue reading

Posted in accounts, chainsaw, pie dish | 5 Comments

No trees left in Castle Douglas

We went to get a Christmas tree today in Castle Douglas, oh what a thing, we could find none, the green grocer, the garden centre and the builders merchants (from whom last year we bought their last tree) what were … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Christmas cake, decorations, tree | 6 Comments

Last newly fired pots of the year.

Just quickly tonight, got to go put Christmas cards in envelopes and have a good relax, been a busy old day today. Unpacked the kiln, got the last Christmas orders packed up and off. I think they pie dishes were … Continue reading

Posted in new pots, pie dish, sgraffito | 1 Comment

Potters shirts.

Well well well, look what I just found, a couple of sites with t-shirts for potters, no Hamada shirts though. My fave is the one with the pots forming the spine. Really good. http://www.teesoup.co.uk/pottery%20tshirts.htm http://www.printfection.com/LasMujeresdelBarro/Potters-for-Peace-T-Shirt/_p_2663215

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More pots.

Dave and Sue’s Christmas card. See the fine reproduction of the Doug / Hannah mug there, good to see it being put to good use. These three plates are all orders – obviously. I don’t tend to make up names … Continue reading

Posted in Harvest jugs, plates, tutorials | 3 Comments