Monthly Archives: March 2011

Slip slop slap flip flop flap

Pictures of some of the last few pots that need decorating before I go away on my trip. There’s a couple more need doing too but hopefully they’ll be done tomorrow. It’ll be good to leave things finished and drying … Continue reading

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Well the flapping and squawking of a Hannah in a tizz could probably be heard and felt all across south-west Scotland yesterday afternoon. After a lovely chat with Amanda in the morning where she commented that I was so much … Continue reading

Posted in Geffrye Museum, John Dix, Solway Ceramics | 6 Comments

Organised / Chaos / Both?

Above: CalmBelow: Chaos

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Scottish Potters at Kindrogan

This weekend I have mostly been demonstrating what I do. I was invited by the Scottish Potters Association to be one of their three demonstrators for the annual Spring weekend at Kindrogan in Perthshire. The other two were Jim Robison … Continue reading

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Seeking Beautiful Things

“A new online boutique has launched that makes it easier to buy hand-crafted, individual and unusual objects for you and your home, direct from the maker.Everything on the site is made by an artist. Every product has a story and … Continue reading

Posted in Amanda Simmons, dragon jugs, seekandadore | 2 Comments

The Leach Pottery's Hand to Mashiko

The following has been sent out by The Leach Pottery in St Ives in response to the effect of the horrendous events in recent days on the pottery industry. This first link of mine is to the Red Cross appeal … Continue reading

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Monday Sunny Day Full of Enthusiam Day

Busy busy busy, it’s been a less of a flap and more of a getting things done with calm and serenity today or as near as I can ever get to being calm and serene.I am excited about my new … Continue reading

Posted in log basket, plates, pressed dish, Trevor Leat | 11 Comments

Flap Flap Flap

I’ve a string of pictures fro you here, partly because I am so very tired that I have not the energy to be writing much and if I do it will be even more gobble-de-gook than it usually is. I’m … Continue reading

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You know just when I’ve got so much time on my hands to be messing about mixing mortar and playing with bricks, thought I’d start the chimney.

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Second Week in March

Where on earth did the second week in March come from? Scary how fast it’s flying away, I know I keep saying that but it’s still frightening me. My mum and dad are maybe thinking the same thing about where … Continue reading

Posted in Humbug Jugs with Feet, Period Living, Phil McMenemy, slip trailing | 2 Comments