Monthly Archives: April 2010


Spring is sprung the trees are sprouting.

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Last Chance!

This is your very last chance to place your votes in the Craft&Design Selected Awards for 2010 Voting closes tomorrow, Friday April 30th. I would be thrilled if you took the time and fancied voting for me. You can vote … Continue reading

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Woodwork = Hard work!

Today I made the former for the catenary arch of my firebox. It’s taken me most of the day and I am exhausted from it but pretty chuffed. It may not be the neatest nor the prettiest but I think … Continue reading

Posted in catenary arch, firebox, former, wood. | 3 Comments


So tomorrow will be a wood working day. Oh dear, poor wood.

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Friday's fun

Some quick pics from yesterday for you. I had a half dozen or so of these jugs with feet to slip, I liked them very much the last time I made them. I don’t think I’ve sold any yet but … Continue reading

Posted in Hazel Campbell, legged jugs, Royal Exchange Craft Shop, Spring Fling 2010, Stranraer Museum | 4 Comments

Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany

My lovely Northumbrian Craft Pottery friends aka the Geordie Boys, have just sent a message mentioning these fliers and saying “nice fliers though noticed Hannah has her jugs on display (wonderful pair) you seem to show them at every opportunity … Continue reading

Posted in Germany, Hohr-Grenzhausen, Northumbrian Craft Pottery, Potfest | 6 Comments

Arch ie bald the great

Apparently Archibald the Grim built Threave Castle just down the way from here in the 1370’s, I know this as Paul is just reading an article from the Galloway News as I write this but I thought called my kiln … Continue reading

Posted in arch, kiln building, sprung arch | 3 Comments

Things got done today

Hurrah! I managed to get a good bunch of things on the “to do” list done today. That makes me feel much better. I had two chargers needed slipping which have been a sat sitting for a good few weeks … Continue reading

Posted in big trees, chargers, mad birds | 4 Comments


It all seems to be happening very slow-ly at the mo-ment. I don’t seem to be making huge progress with anything but yet seem to be silly busy with lots of things. It’s suddenly that time again and the Scottish … Continue reading

Posted in Debbie, Geoff Fuller, Humbug mugs, Scottish Potters association | 3 Comments


The mortar is AOK to go so today it went. Nearly at the top inside, vermiculite in between the two layers. Three more courses to do tomorrow and then it’s onto the next bit. I’m shattered, had a couple of … Continue reading

Posted in cement, kiln bricks, kiln building | 7 Comments