Monthly Archives: May 2009

Elves a plenty

My mum is getting in on the cake baking elf act now, she always makes a big pile of tasty cakes for Spring Fling here she is off on her baking marathon. Only spent a couple of hours at the … Continue reading

Posted in fat jugs, money boxes, mum, oak tree | 5 Comments

More elves about the place

This time it’s the greater green fingered elf, otherwise known as my dad who is kindly potting up my not so healthy plant pots with fresh new fuschias ready for Spring Fling. I do try but gardening is in no … Continue reading

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All sorts

Well yesterday I was over at Jason‘s place to “help” him fire his kiln. So up at 4am to light it and then finished at around 6pm, about two and a half or three tons of wood used and it … Continue reading

Posted in big bowl, chargers, Jason Shackleton, teapot, The Contemporary Craft Fair | 7 Comments

I prefer them dressed

I’m much happier with these tall odd jugs now that they have handles and slip. The black one I much prefer, the white one was a bit disjointed as the phone range when I’d gotten just started and I should … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Priestman, baluster jugs, Galloway hills, Jason Shackleton, Spring Fling | 6 Comments

Wierd Week

Not sure yet what I think of these two ‘things’ they are I feel, sort of all there but not necessarily in the right order if you know what I mean, bellies too small and not quite in the right … Continue reading

Posted in baluster jugs, Harlequin, Royal Exchange Craft Shop | 4 Comments

Fancy a Spring Fling?

Rushing towards us now at one hell of a rate of knots is Spring Fling, Dumfries and Galloway’s open studios event. It is held annually on the last bank holiday weekend in May, this year that is saturday 23rd to … Continue reading

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Umbrellas at the ready.

Rain rain go away, come again another day. Preferably when I am not here and not trying to get pots to dry so that I can put them in the kiln so that I can have some space back in … Continue reading

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Today I have been. . .

. . . throwing bottoms of jugs. I know they look weird but bear with me a couple of days would you. Thanks for all the votes on the postcard issue, it seems a clear cut decision on behalf of … Continue reading

Posted in big jugs, Cheese dome | 7 Comments

Well? I need you opinions please.

I need to have a new postcard printed of the 6″x4″ variety. I’m hoping to have a new leaflet too but that will have to wait till later in the year. This time I want a card that people will … Continue reading

Posted in baluster, Harlequin, Harvest jugs, oak tree, postcards, thistles | 26 Comments

Sunny sunny sunshine

Popped up Cairnsmore of Fleet on saturday being as it was one beautiful day. Lovely walk, I’ve lived here almost eight years (only came for twelve months don’t forget) and been meaning to do that climb ever since I arrived. … Continue reading

Posted in Cairnsmore, caterpillar, cows | 7 Comments