Monthly Archives: November 2013

Corsock Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas begins at the Corsock Christmas Craft Fair Sunday December 1st, 11am till 3pm, Corsock Village Hall Slip Trail Tree Decoration by Hannah McAndrew available at MadeByHandOnline and Corsock Craft Fair Baskets by Geoff Forest Silver Jewellery, Hand Crafted Glass, … Continue reading

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Jars, Jars, Jars

Yesterday I started throwing again after what feels like a huge chunk of time away from it. Today I carried on and oh my goodness I am enjoying it. I got the workshop nice and toasty warm and kneaded up … Continue reading

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‘The Old Art and Craft Debate’

I have just been reading this essay entitled ‘The Old Art and Craft Debate’ (link below) by Robin Wood, wood turner and chair of the Heritage Crafts Association. I know that a lot of you will find it an interesting … Continue reading

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Updates and Rejigging

Being stuck at home with a fair stonking cold for the last few days hasn’t been hugely entertaining. Today though I felt with it enough to actually be able to do some things and so have taken the opportunity to … Continue reading

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A Few Little Ducks

This weekend I had a long overdue trip to Manchester. The reason that made me do this weekend was so that I could meet my fellow bridesmaid and the lovely lady that we are to be bridesmaids for in order … Continue reading

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Sod It

This morning I sat looking out of the window at the sunshine and feeling bad because I hadn’t gotten to work yet. Eventually I thought Sod It! So I went out for a couple of hours on my bike to … Continue reading

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The Foundling Museum

Foundling Girls at Prayer in the Chapel, Sophie Anderson, 1855 Britain’s first home for abandoned children, The Foundling Hospital was founded in 1741 and set up for the ‘education and maintenance of exposed and deserted young children’ and interestingly was … Continue reading

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Littles and Larges

Little tiny Doug Fitch jugs with large hulking Doug Fitch jug and little tiny Woodleys kick wheel made in salt glaze ceramics by Ian Gregory. Lovely leaf and hand print birthday card by little tiny Gregor. Slipping large jug in … Continue reading

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