Monthly Archives: December 2009

Day out.

I had a day trip to the bonny city of Edinburgh yesterday. Much fun was had, many sights were seen and much Christmas shopping wasn’t done. One hell of a hot chocolate was enjoyed though! It’s a fairly small city … Continue reading

Posted in Edinburgh, Frank Kelly, Royal Museum | 7 Comments

Crispy days are wonderful

Cold and crisp, now that’s how winter is supposed to be. Another dragon type creature, this one doesn’t look at all scary, thinking about it, none of my dragons look scary. I was running a kids class at the CatStrand … Continue reading

Posted in CatStrand, childrens class, dragon, frost, Harvest jug | 4 Comments

A cross dressing chicken?

Hmm, well, er, to be honest I can’t explain, it just is. I don’t really do people, well not on my pots a least and not generally in large doses in the real world either. I suppose these are sort … Continue reading

Posted in mad birds, oak tree, people | 12 Comments

New Zealand times.

Tane Mahuta Three years ago now almost to the day Paul and me took a wee trip across many oceans to the most beautiful and fabulous country of New Zealand. About as far as you can get from here without … Continue reading

Posted in Auckland, Devon Diggle, Edith and Lynton Diggle, ferns, Kauri trees, New Zealand, Wellington | 7 Comments

All together now

All the McGill Duncan Twelve Pots of Christmas pots all together and standing smartly and saying cheese. Thanks to Amanda for her time photographing this little lot last weekend. The show opened this morning and what with the vast array … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Booth, Amanda Simmons, Andy Priestman, Hazel Campbell, John Threlfall, Kay Ribbens, Lisa Hooper, Maggie Savage, McGill Duncan Gallery, Phil McMenemy, Silvana McLean, Trevor Leat | 12 Comments

Weekend things to do.

Well it all depends on where you are in the country. If you are in Dumfries and Galloway then 11am till 1pm on Saturday is the opening of the McGill Duncan exhibition. After tomorrow I’ll show you pictures of the … Continue reading

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A little madness escaping in the form of a strutting mad bird. A small display stand for my little tree ornaments. I don’t usually make these to sell, usually just instead of Christmas cards for my friends. For some reason … Continue reading

Posted in bird, casserole dish, commemorative plate, tree decorations | 2 Comments

Slicingly cold horizontal rain forced at you by a very strong cold wind makes for. . .

. . . a very fast cycle journey home! If I put this dragon dish on the other day I apologise but I couldn’t remember. I like him. More where he came from I think. Another of my big candlesticks, … Continue reading

Posted in candlesticks, dragon, oak tree | 2 Comments