Monthly Archives: January 2013

You Are Invited

Saturday 9th February from 3pm till 8pm at my workshop (which will have been tidied up a bit and made slightly neater by then) come and join me for tea and cake and maybe a glass of wine to help … Continue reading

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The Chemistry of Pottery

A friend of mine who is also a potter, Stephen Breuer recently had this article published in a magazine called ‘Education in Chemistry’. That is I think the first time that a piece of work of mine has featured in … Continue reading

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Welcome

I would like to introduce you to my nephew, Gregor John, born yesterday to one rather exhausted sister of mine and her lovely partner. 6lb 12 and a half oz of him, I know what that looks like in clay … Continue reading

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Hefneryn

A picture of a lady potter (Hefneryn) operating a foot driven potter’s wheel in the mid-1400’s. This picture comes from a Hapsburg Court playing card. Note that she is making the corrugated surface on the body of a German funnel … Continue reading

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First Use and Lost-Counteth Use

I have made a new stamp as one way of marking my tenth year. This was it’s first use this afternoon as a sprig on a 3lb jug. Shortly followed by so many more that I have completely lost count … Continue reading

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Ten Years In

Well well well, who would ever have thought that I would get to the point where I would be thinking about how to mark the fact that I have been in business on my own for ten years? It seems … Continue reading

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