Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Festival of Pottery that is Potfest

Here we are on the eve of setting up day for Potfest in the Park at Hutton in the Forest, a stunning setting on the edge of the beautiful Lake District, what a place for a pottery show. I’m all … Continue reading

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From The Other Side Of The Firth

Today I’ve been rather glum. This bunch of flowers from Anne Rodgers of Alsager Pottery in Stoke, really cheered my mood. What a lovely lady, and it was such a pleasure to meet the pair of you, thank you so … Continue reading

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Castlegate House Gallery

Remember this sgraffito jug from the other week? It was in the wood kiln last week and it’s going to be heading away with me tomorrow to Cumbria. It is to be exhibited in the first show by Christine and … Continue reading

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Unpack – frustrate – plan

6lb finger wipe and slip trailed grasses fat jug. So this morning after some procrastinating of cups of tea and talking to my mum about an order she wants to place and some wrapping of parcels and ringing of couriers … Continue reading

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Firing Number Four

Thursday saw me packing pots into the wood kiln again, seems like only yesterday that I was last doing that. Again I thought I probably had just enough pots for the chamber size and again I had about a third … Continue reading

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Visitors and Visiting

Where exactly does the time go? I seem to blink and there’s another month gone. Just before I went down to Art in Clay I had a visit from Koichiro Isaka who runs Gallery St Ives in Tokyo, he brought … Continue reading

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Art in Clay, Hatfield House

Yesterday saw me finishing and a finishing lots of pots so as they are drying while I am away. The thing is now there are many more than will fit in my electric kiln in one go to bisque – … Continue reading

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