Monthly Archives: January 2008

Big Fat Birds.

I love the pheasants and the partridges that spend their (somewhat short) lives trundling around about here. The little fat partridges with exaggerated plumage keep finding their way onto my pots. I suppose they get immortalised that way. (Photography: Euan … Continue reading

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Well, what do you think?

I’d love to know what you think of this. It never fails to amaze me how different my pots look when they are taken out of my small cluttered workshop. (Photography: Euan Adamson)

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Oh my goodness!

Just had a morning with my photographer at work. Some nice clean shots of work and then a couple of really lovely looking pictures in my friend Hazel’s gorgeous kitchen. Watch this space, I’ll let you see them when I … Continue reading

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Big bowl.

Just a quick post today. A picture of a rather large bowl thrown by Martin Lungley for me to decorate. Amazing to have such a space just waiting to cover in slip trailing. It’s roughly 22 inches diameter. I really … Continue reading

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Now I remember. . .

So today it has started. I have finally begun to throw something other than plates. Just little 1lb cereal bowls, but nice things to decorate, and they’ll fill up the awkward spaces in the kiln that these plates are going … Continue reading

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I love trees, this one is just along the road from our house. Every time I drive or walk or cycle under him I think “wow” he’s beautiful all the year through.

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Cows and blog visitors.

Well since I last wrote I have started (and now finished) the cows. I’d kept putting it off as I was a bit nervous of starting them. Anyway now they are all on their and I quite like them. All … Continue reading

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and yet more plates!

Today I have finished lettering all my plates and even (after much procrastinating) started the cows. Planning to have them all lettered, turned and “cowed” by the end of the week. Had an interesting comment on my blog today,anyone interested … Continue reading

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Plates, plates and more plates!

Well the 45 plates ordered by the National Farmers Union Scotland are all thrown, half of them are lettered tomorrow I start on the cows! They are to all have a dairy cow in the centre. Wish me luck! I … Continue reading

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100 People Project.

2007 was the centenary year for the Scout Association. One of the projects I worked on with my Cub Scout Group was based on Anthony Gormley’s “Field” installations. The Cubs were shown pictures of Gormley’s various “Fields” and then were … Continue reading

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