Monthly Archives: August 2010

End of August

Well last week my list was completely under control and now it’s gone crazy. Crazy in a good way though. Last week I had about three lines of this page filled and now look at it, and another order from … Continue reading

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Clay and Blogs Online Gallery

I do hope that link on the big red button works. It seems like a long long time ago that I had an email out of the blue from Meredith Heywood at Whynot Pottery asking if I would like to … Continue reading

Posted in Arts Council of Moore, blogs, Clay and Blogs, Meredith Heywood, pots | 1 Comment

Oot and Aboot

We’ve been gallivanting the last few days, well actually we’ve been home a couple of days but the few days before that we were gallivanting. Blimey we both needed a rest, we haven’t had time together where we have both … Continue reading

Posted in Kinder Scout, Peak District, Settle, Sheffield | 6 Comments

Sitting in the Sunflowers and Thank You for Not Being an Estate Agent

This is part of the not always polite and orderly queuing system in operation by the myriad of birds that are faces at the feeding points in the garden. A lovely to place to wait your turn though don’t you … Continue reading

Posted in beasts, Ceramic Review, funny little people, Harvest jug, sgraffito | 7 Comments


Funny Little People are out on the slip trailed jug. They did make me smile when I took them out of the kiln. It’s been a proper sunny day again today, summer is here in south west Scotland, for the … Continue reading

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Where on earth has the week gone? I suddenly realise it’s friday and I don’t know what on earth happened to the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday bits. where did they go? I’m not entirely sure what there is to show … Continue reading

Posted in bowls, Cambridge Contemporary Art, owl, plates, sgraffito, teapot, thistles, Wild Hart, work experience | 5 Comments

Potfest and Dragons

This weekend I visited Potfest in the Pens in Penrith, I couldn’t resist, another whole big bunch of potters and pots and in relation to most of the other shows so very close to home, I had to go. I … Continue reading

Posted in dragon, funny little people, jug, pies, sgraffito, wood-pecker | 4 Comments

Offerings to Friendly Dragons

One of today’s happenings in the slightly bizarre world that I live in.

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Sweet as sugar

Have a look at the trailing on this little sweetie. It apparently lives in Haddon Hall in the Peak District according to my friend Rob. Very kind of you to send me that pic Rob, thanks a lot. I got … Continue reading

Posted in bowls, lidded jars, little jugs, slipware | 6 Comments

New Pots in various guises

Here is a quick pic of the newest additions to the house. Left to right:A huge James Hake tankard – a nice gift.A small but brilliantly bright Richard Godfrey mug – from the mug swap.A gentle Charlotte and Sigi Bohmer … Continue reading

Posted in Charlotte and Sigi Bohmer, James Hake, Kirkcudbright, money box, puzzle jug, Richard Godfrey | 1 Comment