Category Archives: Alan Gaff

Sunny monday & SPA

Sunny sunny monday so I played truant this morning and went for a bike ride, how could I not take advantage of this fabulous weather that we are having. October and it’s warm and bright and lovely, soak it up … Continue reading

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Off to London

Today I had the office staff from the Turning Point Scotland office in Dumfries at my workshop, they were all here to watch some demonstrations and have a try themselves at decorating some plates. I hope you all enjoyed your … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Gaff, Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, Harvest jug | 5 Comments

New acquisitions

Lots of new pots in the house after the weekend. Two little Hannah bowls that Doug had kindly fired for me along with a Doug / Hannah collaborative mug of which there are a few more at work, a lovely … Continue reading

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This week I have been mostly. . .

. . . Moving wood, lots of wood, and stacking it to dry. It’s very green so it might be burnable this time next year. Some of it isn’t split as much as I’d hoped so that stuff might get … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Gaff, Cumnock Pottery, Helen, Hornseys, Newby Hall, salt pigs, wood. | 4 Comments

Ring out the old ring in the new

The last day of the year, here already, it feels like barely a few weeks ago that I was locking the door on the cold dark night of December 31st 2007 and lighting the fire and preparing to hide away … Continue reading

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For Alan's Friends – of whom there are many.

Alan’s family have decided against having a funeral service for Alan and instead are going to inter his ashes in the pottery garden in a small family ceremony because he loved the place so very much and didn’t ever want … Continue reading

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Alan Gaff.

I don’t want to write this because I don’t want to believe it. Nicola who works with Alan sent me an email today with the horrible news that Alan had an accident last night on his motorbike and has passed … Continue reading

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