Monthly Archives: June 2008

Earth and Fire

A quick picture of the Northern Potters stand at Earth and Fire at Rufford this weekend. Members of the NPA were offered the chance to exhibit at Earth and Fire on a group stand and four of us were selected … Continue reading

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Some sun, some pots and some sea.

Ok just a pot actually but I just unpacked a kiln yesterday and this was my favourite piece out of it. It’s probably 12″ diameter I think. Very glossy. Yesterday it poured down in the morning so much so that … Continue reading

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Plates plates plates

Spent the morning redecorating the studio with a splatter look in black slip in an effort to sieve a large bucket of the substance. It’s so lovely to use freshly sieved slip, it’s such a lovely feeling and very tasty. … Continue reading

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Home from hols.

Holidays are great aren’t they! We had a really great week on the isle of Arran, the weather was pretty kind to us only a bit of rain, not much at all. I love Arran, fab beaches, great rocks, big … Continue reading

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More shadows. It may or may not amuse you but again I found it tickled me while I was filming it. I managed to throw a couple of racks of plates this afternoon though I was supposed to be taking it … Continue reading

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On sunday evening after we’d packed up our work at Bovey Tracey, myself, Helen and Lizzie got a Chinese take away and took it up onto the moors to Haytor. A quick stomp up the hill and a clamber on … Continue reading

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Back to pots.

Blogger Paul’s other fetching head wear. I managed to throw a couple of pots today, feel oh so much better for having done that. I also managed to pack up pots to go to The Coach House in Pittenweem who … Continue reading

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Bovey Tracey

Well here I am home again but not for long. It was one big old journey down and back to Bovey Tracey. It was a really beautiful show (if you ignore the bunch of vagabonds in the next image) the … Continue reading

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Back home.

Thank goodness for that!

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All packed up.

Kiln unpacked this morning, all lovely and even and some rite nice pots in there to take with me down to Devon. We’ve collected the van and it is all packed up and ready to go. Sister to the big … Continue reading

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