Monthly Archives: January 2009

Just ignore the hat and look at the bricks.

They are all now still at Jason’s but they are all outside the shed and palletted up and ready for lift off. Time for a soak in the bath after moving nigh on 1000 bricks individually today.

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Oh Yeah Oh Yeah First Fresh Pots Of The Year

Pie dishes were decorated this morning in a simplistic manner. There’s nowt like stating the obvious is there. A couple of vase forms that I made this week, there is a third one but I’ve not finished it yet. The … Continue reading

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Different Day.

Well well well. That was on eye opener! Yesterday Amanda came over to my workshop armed with some fused glass sheets in “challenging colours” and her engraving tool. We have been talking for a while about having a chance to … Continue reading

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Browsing my collection.

Feeling a bit poorly today, asthma playing silly beggars and I’ve acquired a nasty cough. So to cheer myself up I’m spending the evening browsing my collection of things that make me drool. I have to say that this is … Continue reading

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Mad trees and even madder sheep.

Unpacked the first bisque firing of the year this morning and most of it is merrily making it’s way up to glaze temperature as we speak. It’ll be great to have some new pots and they are almost all completely … Continue reading

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Wildness with pink and fluffyness.

Wild weather, fantastic big sea over at Gatehouse this morning. Lovely. Could have stood and watched it all day but unfortunately a Scout leaders meeting was waiting. As for pink and fluffy, this little hat and jacket couldn’t be much … Continue reading

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Look what I found on my way to work…

… Mr. Young, potter extraordinaire walking Storm his dog down my road. Fancy that! Some decorating today of the sgraffito style. Thistles, very Scottish, I wasn’t intending to be but I think I like them actually, not sure where they … Continue reading

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Do they do the trousers in pink or the boots with a kitten heel?

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Big yellow monster hiding behind a tree.


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Snowdrops and snowflakes

Snowdrops are out at work, must be spring time soon. This morning I was struggling a bit without the electrickery being on, tried working by candle-light but it was still too dark and damn cold and no kettle so no … Continue reading

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