Yearly Archives: 2010

The end of one the start of another

The end of another year, yet again I wonder where on earth it went and what I did during it all. I just had a quick flick back through the blog and there’s a lot there however so I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Blogger Dan, Blogger Margaret, Blogger Paul, Christine, Doug Fitch, Germany, H M The Queen, kiln building, Paul | 8 Comments


Well now Christmas can begin, Paul arrived home at lunch time after a journey that took him from Shimonoski on a bus, a train, the shinkansen, the tube, a plane, a bus, a hotel, a bus, a very long plane, … Continue reading

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Less Brrrr

Today it’s only been minus in the single figure so it feels really rather warm – in comparison. I’m still wondering when the temperature will cease to be something that causes such a lot of interest and conversation. Probably never, … Continue reading

Posted in Craft and Design Magazine | 2 Comments


The last firing of 2010 for me was unpacked yesterday, in it was this dish which I was very pleased with.I failed to keep up with giving you these articles to read, not sure if you’ve had this one yet, … Continue reading

Posted in Craft and Design Magazine, lidded jars, owl, Snow | 6 Comments

The end of an era.

I took a last minute flying visit trip down to Manchester this week. It had been a “shall I / shan’t I” venture for a week or so what with the weather and the fact that I am happily becoming … Continue reading

Posted in Alex McErlain, Manchester, red clay | 2 Comments


I thought you might be interested to see my newest acquisition. It’s the lovely fat jar on the right there nestled in with a Doug jug and an Alan jug and a tiny little Hannah jug and a shard. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Andrew, Paul | 8 Comments

Gelston Charity Craft Fair

Whew what a week, exhausting! Anyway friday is here, another week closer to Paul getting home, I’m getting excited now, I can see the end, they’re still a bit delayed after bad weather and breaking bits but fingers still crossed … Continue reading

Posted in Gelston fair, Paul | 2 Comments

Online Shop Open! Brand spanking new online shop madebyhandonline is now open for business just in time for you all to do your Christmas shopping, pop along, have a good browse and chose some lovely things to give or maybe even keep … Continue reading

Posted in ice, Madebyhandonline, owl, Snow | 11 Comments


I was not even vaguely expecting that when I opened the curtains this morning that the world would have gone even fluffier and whiter than it had been. This post has a lot of pictures, it’s a long one so … Continue reading

Posted in marks in snow, pressed dish, Snow | 6 Comments

Bumbling and a stumbling

Eee bye gum what a week. I have for the most part been in hibernation. Digging yourself under a mound of cosy blankets and warm woollies is all there is for it (physically and mentally). Here we are though at … Continue reading

Posted in Corsock Craft Fair, marks in snow, owl, Snow | 6 Comments