Monthly Archives: June 2011

Earth and Fire Weekend

Well I’ve been there and done that and now I’m home again. It was Earth and Fire at Rufford Country Park this weekend just gone. It’s the first time I’ve ever had full stand there, I’ve been on shared stands … Continue reading

Posted in Alex McErlain, Earth and Fire, Gracefield Arts Centre, Honest Pots, Michelle Freemantle, wet slip, York Art Gallery | 6 Comments

Earth and Fire Weekend

Earth and Fire, this weekend at Rufford Country Park near Ollerton in Nottinghamshire. The weather forecast says the weather is going to be marvelous if you like to be a little damp so come prepared and then you can still … Continue reading

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New pots and news

More strange wading birds today. It’s been another slip fest here today and I am loving it. I really like this plate above, it’s thin white slip and thick white slip and then trailed slip too. Nice looking at this … Continue reading

Posted in baluster jugs, brushed slip, Earth and Fire, fresh slip, Humbug mugs, plates | 9 Comments

How scary!?!

That is the filter on my dust mask, I took it apart to have a look as I was changing it. Makes you think doesn’t it. Alan brought me a bucket full of a lovely present yesterday. He was amused … Continue reading

Posted in baluster jugs, clay, fresh slip, lidded jars, Phil McMenemy, wild clay | 4 Comments

June!? Really? Could have fooled me!

“Slip…” has just today closed at the Ruthin Craft Centre in Denbighshire in North Wales. I hadn’t ever been to the craft centre before but it’s reputation for presenting high quality exciting exhibitions by contemporary craft workers in Britain is … Continue reading

Posted in Cub Scouts, fresh slip, pie dishes, shards, The Ruthin Craft Centre | 6 Comments

Spring Fling bits

A quick Spring Fling post, I thought I had more video than I do, sorry about that and now that I put it up there I may already have posted this picture of Dave and Sue trying to warm themselves … Continue reading

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USA Slipware Tour Volume III

Who else but a potter could have curtains like this and who else but a potter could have been excited (even when absolutely shattered and struggling to keep a track of conversations that people were trying to have with them … Continue reading

Posted in Ang, Doug Fitch, Meredith Heywood, Ron Philbeck, Seagrove, Tracey Broome | 6 Comments

Finally after much anticipation – don’t be too excited though…

Well I am still very excited but I completely understand that to most other members of the world population these are nothing but bubbly, nasty skin infection type pots. It was really rather reduced at the end, and there wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in wood fired pots, wood kiln | 8 Comments