Monthly Archives: September 2008

Half way home. Hope it doesn’t make you feel sick with the wobbling. It was a crazy busy ride home today, two, yes TWO vehicles passed me on the way. That is utterly unheard of. My apologies for the inane wittering, I … Continue reading

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Slip trailers in action.

A day for lots of decorating today, it felt like it took far too long, I always underestimate how long these things take. I had some fat jugs to be trailed and a couple to be sgraffitoed, along with a … Continue reading

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Autumn days when the grass is jewelled

Autumn days when the grass is jewelled And the silk inside a chestnut shell Jet planes meeting in the air to be refuelled All these things I love so well (Chorus)So I mustn’t forget No I mustn’t forget To say … Continue reading

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This morning, not at all pottery related, I cleaned the oven. I know it’s not very exciting but it did remind me of something that happened quite a few years ago. Now at school I was not really one for … Continue reading

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Stuff and all sorts.

I was a tad early on wednesday evening as I was heading over to New Galloway to Cubs and as is my want on such occasions I stopped off in a lay by on the edge of Loch Ken, I … Continue reading

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For Alan's Friends – of whom there are many.

Alan’s family have decided against having a funeral service for Alan and instead are going to inter his ashes in the pottery garden in a small family ceremony because he loved the place so very much and didn’t ever want … Continue reading

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Ceramics in the City

It’s always good to get home isn’t it. I was so happy to be back but you know this week I’ve seen London like I never have before. OK I know I’ve never spent huge amounts of time there, in … Continue reading

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Ceramics in the City.

So I am off down to London now to attend Ceramics in The City at the Geffrye Museum. It’s open : Friday 19th September 12.00am – 8.00pmSaturday 20th September 10.00am – 5.00pmSunday 21st September 12.00 noon – 5.00pm Exhibitors are … Continue reading

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Alan Gaff.

I don’t want to write this because I don’t want to believe it. Nicola who works with Alan sent me an email today with the horrible news that Alan had an accident last night on his motorbike and has passed … Continue reading

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All packed up

I had a kiln full of glazed pots to unpack this morning, most of which I was pleased with and will be coming to London with me. There was one disappointment though as I had put a little jug in … Continue reading

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