Monthly Archives: January 2011

Monday at the end of January

Fire and pots.Take 2! Saturday saw me head out on a mission to find another little chair to go with me green little chair so as any visitor to my new workshop could sit and partake of tea in front … Continue reading

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Progress on all fronts

Here we go, things are moving along in the right direction thank goodness. There is finally some semblance of order in the workshop and in the rest of my mad life. Yesterday I dared go back into the bomb site … Continue reading

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Advanced Pottery

My friend Linda Bloomfield who pots down in London had just published her first book. It’s a cracker. If you get the chance to have a look you really should. It’s available on line here. I may be a wee … Continue reading

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Flipping 'eck Friday

This morning – big clean empty space, all neat and waiting to be filled. Sink still needs plumbing in I know. Comfy chair and log fire though is a good start. Chair not so comfy as to easily be able … Continue reading

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Goodbye sweet friend

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'ere be dragons

Dragon days are good days. I got 4 of the 5 jugs slipped today and one I’ve left to sgraffito maybe tomorrow. They are maybe less dragon like that they were in my head and more just weird beastie like. … Continue reading

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Fresh Slip – Finally

Yippee! Fresh wet slip. Only on the one jug as the dragons were still too soft but they’ll be getting it tomorrow all being well. I’ve a couple more of these large jugs which are to be sgraffitoed, one for … Continue reading

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Voting Time Again

I’m out of cards again folks. I would have liked to have had new images before I got around to new postcards again but I don’t have and I don’t have good enough finished pots either to do that just … Continue reading

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Monday Slippy Slidy Day

Dragon jugs have been headed and handled today. I was chatting to Amanda the other day about how fun it is to make mad stuff but really what do we do with them afterwards. There are not that huge a … Continue reading

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