Category Archives: Amanda Simmons

A Flurry of Films

The last week has been a crazy busy one. They all seem to be that way at the moment. It’s great, we are getting an awful lot of work together and this week decided to do two wood firings back … Continue reading

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E.O.Y.O.F.F

Well here we are almost at the end of another year and what a year it has been. I’m giving you here a whole string of photos of people as this year just seems to have been the year for … Continue reading

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Seeking Beautiful Things

“A new online boutique has launched that makes it easier to buy hand-crafted, individual and unusual objects for you and your home, direct from the maker.Everything on the site is made by an artist. Every product has a story and … Continue reading

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Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

Here I am home again from the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, I’ve been back a day or two but I’m shattered and not been feeling too great so it’s been a slow return. I had a great time away … Continue reading

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News, Exciting News

http://www.youtube.com/get_player Sorry about the poor quality of the video, I am a bit excitable and it’s a crazy windy day again here. More about the exciting news when I get back from my trip to London and Ceramics in the … Continue reading

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Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

The new website for the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair is now live, listing all the many and varied exhibitors and details of how to find the show and how to book tickets. It’s whizzing up fast so get it … Continue reading

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Snowy / Rainy / Sunny / Windy

Cycled in in thick snow this morning, cycled home in sunshine, well ok only a tiny bit of sunshine but it was still sunshine. In between was some rain and continued high winds. I had a whole bundle of birds … Continue reading

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Rocks and Glass

The first issue of Craft&Design magazine with my diary piece in is now out, hasten to your local news agent and snap up a copy quick smart. I got a copy this afternoon, I haven’t read it, feels a bit … Continue reading

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All together now

All the McGill Duncan Twelve Pots of Christmas pots all together and standing smartly and saying cheese. Thanks to Amanda for her time photographing this little lot last weekend. The show opened this morning and what with the vast array … Continue reading

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Weekend.

Dodgy picture of a whole bunch of red kites in the sky over Phil’s gallery, they fly over every evening on their way to roost, there were about 30 of them. Thankfully he takes better pictures than I do. Phil … Continue reading

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