Category Archives: big trees

Sunny Southern Slip Time

Here in the south west of England Spring has well and truly sprung. It was quite surprising traveling south last weekend and seeing how stark the difference is over those 400 miles. Up in Galloway the leaves on the Hawthorne … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

Yesterday I wanted to decorate this large platter in the image above. I have been making a conscious effort recently to bring more depth into my work in terms of layers and building up of techniques. This is all very … Continue reading

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Fresh Slip – Finally

Yippee! Fresh wet slip. Only on the one jug as the dragons were still too soft but they’ll be getting it tomorrow all being well. I’ve a couple more of these large jugs which are to be sgraffitoed, one for … Continue reading

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Things got done today

Hurrah! I managed to get a good bunch of things on the “to do” list done today. That makes me feel much better. I had two chargers needed slipping which have been a sat sitting for a good few weeks … Continue reading

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Ahhh home sweet home again.

A big big thank you to Doug and Hilary and the boys for their hospitality over the last ten days or so and to Nic and Sabine and Elsa who I stayed with too. I have had a wonderful time … Continue reading

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I love trees.

These are all photos from the weekend, yes that blue sky is in Scotland!

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Easter Weekend of Sunshine

This photo is not a result of me and my chainsaw running amok. It was like that when I got there – honest! It’s at Dumfries House up in Cumnock, we went over on saturday on the glorious sunshine, driving … Continue reading

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