Monthly Archives: July 2009

Money box magic.

I had a board full of money boxes to decorate today along with a workshop full of other things, two racks of mugs, a board of bowls, a large bowl, half a dozen plates, and more. I didn’t get a … Continue reading

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Daisies with toes.

Well tomorrow is the deadline for voting in the Craft&Design awards so if you haven’t already done so now is your last chance! I’ve been trying to finish up things for Potfest which is coming up next week, Friday 7th, … Continue reading

Posted in baluster jugs, chalices, crazy daisies, Ron Philbeck | 3 Comments

Glaze out bisque in.

The kiln is working hard at the moment for the last couple of weeks and the next 10 days or so it’s in – on – up – cool- out – in – on – up – cool – out … Continue reading

Posted in big bowl, Dartington Cider Press Centre, Oak leaves | 3 Comments

Weekend visitor.

Another lovely visitor this weekend, this time just the one though. I had a visit from Jess who has been learning to make pots with Doug down in Devon. It was a short visit but I enjoyed having you around … Continue reading

Posted in Doug Fitch, Jess, slip trailers | 6 Comments


Last night we had a visit from the lovely Linda Bloomfield and her husband Henry and their three children who are all on their way north for their holidays. They all stayed in our little house and came down to … Continue reading

Posted in Doug Fitch, fat jugs, Linda Bloomfield, pie dish, Potfest, skinny jugs | 7 Comments

The craft&design Selected Awards

“In recognition of the superb work of talented designer makers in Britain and Ireland, we are proud to announce our exciting new suite of Awards for 2009. This prestigious project is for everyone who enjoys crafts; makers are invited to … Continue reading

Posted in CraftandDesign Selected, Craftsman magazine | 3 Comments

Pics of rocks and pots.

I like rocks. The coast round our way is like a scene straight from my geology text book. Mr Morrison would like it. Wiggly see creatures I like too. I like this bowl very very much, this is the outside … Continue reading

Posted in big bowl, crazy daisies, full shelves, geology, rocks | 6 Comments

Friday Friday

A day of slipping pots. I’ve gotten a lot of things done today, feels good, made a big dent on the list. I even sieved my big bucket of glaze that I’d left soaking, well I sieved it through the … Continue reading

Posted in 8lb jugs, chalices, Paul, trees | 5 Comments

Morning pot pic.

Pots on the worktop this morning while I was making breakfast. I’ve been meaning to put up a picture of the mug on the left from Matt for ages but it’s always in the washing up bowl, tis my mug … Continue reading

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Today has been silly. This last week or so as I’m getting more and more panicked the place gets more and more chaotic. I start to jig between jobs and not quite get one thing finished before worrying that I … Continue reading

Posted in chaos, glaze firing, Harvest jug, kiln | 4 Comments