Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cracked Pot

An elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which she carried across her neck.One of the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a … Continue reading

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Potato Peeling Pots

These two sweeties are visiting just round the corner from my workshop and pop in a couple of times a day when they’re here to see what I’m up to. They were confused as to how I fitted all the … Continue reading

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USA April 2011

Well just in case you’ve missed this so far, myself and the notorious Mr Fitch are off to America for a bit of a busman’s holiday in April. Today these swish postcards arrived from Dan Finnegan, very classy (I’ll forgive … Continue reading

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Whoooo, Weekend at Last

How is it that a week can feel so long and yet when you look back at it the list is just as long at the end as it was at the beginning and you don’t appear to have masses … Continue reading

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Dragon Monday

Here they are, the dragons are out. Fired up and ready to go as you might say. They are a bit, erm, well, probably rather a lot different from my “normal” pots. They are a little burst of madness from … Continue reading

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Wild Windy Week

Well I have finally gotten some pots slipped. I have had a couple of dozen jars and jugs sat sitting under plastic for what feels like weeks. Today I got to slipping them. There are now not so many pots … Continue reading

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New Pots

New pots to my collection rather than new pots of mine. At least they were new to me at Christmas. The top two pictures are of the Japanese pots that Paul brought back for me from his trip there before … Continue reading

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Tuesday's Turnips

OK well actually there are no turnips involved but it was the first word beginning with T that came into my head. Phil came around again this morning, trying to get some more work together for our exhibition in August. … Continue reading

Posted in fresh slip, jars, lidded jars, Phil McMenemy, sieve | 8 Comments