Monthly Archives: March 2008

Jason Shackleton.

I went to visit Jason Shackleton yesterday, the chap that I did my apprenticeship with. I thought you might be interested to see some images from his pottery. This top picture is his kiln, wood fired 120 cubic foot. Rather … Continue reading

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Pugmills and teapots.

I have acquired two things in the last couple of days and I thought I’d share them with you. Number 1: My new pugmill, it is covered in some white stuff at the moment which the man I got it … Continue reading

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A bit of a request for help if I may.

I’m having a bit of a trauma with my pricing at the moment and I thought who better to help me than you folk that read my blog regularly, I hope you don’t mind. I’m going to give you some … Continue reading

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Lovely night.

This was taken on my way over to see my Cub Scouts on wednesday evening, it was a beautiful night, this is Loch Ken heading up towards New Galloway. Paul and I have been away in Edinburgh this weekend, firstly … Continue reading

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More big jugs.

More decorating today, I finished the two big jugs that I had left spending a ridiculous amount of time on one of them as you can hopefully tell from the picture. The two fat birds are on opposing sides of … Continue reading

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New pics.

I had these take while I was up at Kindrogan the other week. Snail goblets, oak tree plate and new jugs. I’ve never had pots photographed on black before so I though I would give it a try and the … Continue reading

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A day of decorating.

Amanda came to visit today we were testing to see whether we could get both of our work and plinths into the back of her new car for the trade show in Harrogate in a couple for weeks time. It … Continue reading

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Hannah's old pots.

I was just reading Ron’s blog about the pottery he visited this weekend and the pots there really reminded me of the work I was doing while I was a Jason’s doing my apprenticeship. I dug out an old photo … Continue reading

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A little bit of our cottage.

Or should I say a small part of the pot collection! I don’t think Paul quite understood what I meant when we found this house together and I said I would be bringing a few pots along. He has this … Continue reading

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Argyll Pottery.

I recieved a kiln building book in the post today that Alan Gaff from Argyll Pottery has lent me. I was trying to pick his brains at the weekend during the ceilidh, poor man. Anyway it is my new bedtime … Continue reading

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