Monthly Archives: October 2010

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Here I am home again from the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, I’ve been back a day or two but I’m shattered and not been feeling too great so it’s been a slow return. I had a great time away … Continue reading

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Jug Tastic!

Well I’m almost ready, a few more pots to price and wrap and then the van to pack and the journey south begins. It’s not too huge a journey but it’s big enough. There was a time when I did … Continue reading

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A little cluster of sgraffito jugs from today’s frantic working. Paul thought FLP stood for Fat Lazy People, I haven’t managed to find out what the Gaelic for “Bonnet Babes” is yet but I’m working on it. Remember this? Have … Continue reading

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Big Bang!

I had a bit of a fright this evening, I’d been slowly using the kiln all day to dry out some pots before I put them on the proper firing schedule. At about 6pm I turned the kiln on to … Continue reading

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Sunny monday & SPA

Sunny sunny monday so I played truant this morning and went for a bike ride, how could I not take advantage of this fabulous weather that we are having. October and it’s warm and bright and lovely, soak it up … Continue reading

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October Frenzy

Here they are again, I have a sneaky feeling there’ll be a lot more where these come from the wee sweeties. What I haven’t decided is whether they are tiny little things or human sized, they are both at the … Continue reading

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To Autumn

To Paul, congratulations lovely. He and his runner Steven Smith cam first in the team event at the Hardrock Challenge on sunday. It’s a ten mile run and a seventeen mile bike ride round the red route of one of … Continue reading

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Bottle of white, Bottle of red

Sorry the pictures have now gotten a bit skewed in order, this should be half way down the page, Amanda Simmons and myself enjoying a glass of bubbly at the gala evening of the Origin show. This is going to … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics in the City, Devon, dragon, Dylan Bowen, Geffrye Museum, James Hake, lasagne, Linda Bloomfield, Matthew Blakely, pancheons, Prue Cooper | 17 Comments