Monthly Archives: December 2009

Things on the beach on new years eve.

We walked down on the coast today, from Balcarry Bay to Rascarrel point. A beautiful day, there has been nothing but beautiful days here for a while, two weeks or so of icy temperatures but blue skies beyond belief and … Continue reading

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The Heritage Crafts Association seeks input from craftspeople

The Heritage Crafts Association’s aim is to support and promote heritage crafts as a fundamental part of our living heritage. Since the HCA website went live earlier this year, we have attracted hundreds of supporters all keen to help ensure … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights.

Check the house on the right for a chuckle.

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Christmas Eve

Morning sun on the way down to work, I know I really shouldn’t have been working the day but I do find it hard to resist. I threw the tops on these jugs (blurry pic, sorry) and they are now … Continue reading

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Last pots of 2009

The snow around us is about gone but the side roads like the one we live on are pretty grim. Unpacked the kiln this morning for the last time of 2009, some lovely looking pots came out which is a … Continue reading

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Cold? You bet!

This frost painting was on the kitchen window the other morning, Jack Frost has been reading my blog I think. It bears a striking resemblance to the plate with the two figures on that I slipped the other day. It … Continue reading

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A couple of people have mentioned seeing a picture of my jugs in a magazine recently the picture was in the latest issue of Ceramic Review so thank you to those that did comment. It’s always a bit of a … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramic Review, Craft and Design Magazine, Diary of a Craftworker | 12 Comments

Just for anonymous

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Guerilla snow trailing

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How to mark pots?

Well I’ve been thinking and mulling this over for a long while now. Generally, since I started out on my own the pots have been signed as in the picture above with the pottery name and the year. In the … Continue reading

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