Monthly Archives: September 2013

From London to Galloway

I was at the lovely Geffrye Museum last weekend for Ceramics in the City. Only a week ago and yet it feels like an age ago already. Weird how time seems to move in very inconsistent ways. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Beautiful Baluster Jugs

Brill/Boarstall ware, Buckinghamshire Early – mid 13th century AD Ashmolean Museum Slip Trail Wood Fired Baluster Jugs Hannah McAndrew. 2012 Image by Colin J.Tennant. Baluster Jug 1270 – 1340 AD British Museum Doug Fitch Slipware Baluster Jug Image by Jonathan … Continue reading

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Ceramics in the City

I am barely home from the Pots and Food show in Derbyshire when I have to leave again to pop down to London to Ceramics in the City at The Geffrye Museum. The Derbyshire show wasn’t too great sales wise … Continue reading

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Ooooh New Pots Part Two

Oooh men, there were a couple or four in the firing last week, all bravely and boldly standing guard at the flue where the first wisps of smoke got up their noses and then a bit of pleasant warmth  made … Continue reading

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A Posy of New Pottery

I took the wicket on the kiln down this morning and it was all pretty dreadful. Every single pot in there was under-fired and horrible and I was rather fed up. Weirdly though after I had faffed about a bit … Continue reading

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And Finally Fire

Last week I packed what at the time were I think, some really good pots. As for whether or not they are still good pots after their baptism of fire remains to be seen. It was a longer firing than … Continue reading

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