Category Archives: Blogger Dan

Dan Finnegan: For One Day Only

This Saturday saw the Scottish Potters Association host a one day “American Tea Party” workshop at my pottery. The demonstrator extraordinaire was none other than Mr Dan Finnegan. Here he is, trying to blend in with the natives of this … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Dan, Dan Finnegan, Scottish Potters association, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

USA The Return Volume I

I’m home!I’ve been back a week nearly now and I would have liked to have told you how it all went straight away but you know, I have been exhausted and have been just enjoying being back at home. This … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Dan, CraftScotland, Dan Finnegan, Myer Halliday, PMA Craft Show | 10 Comments

Chillin at Fort Philbeck

Well we’ve moved on again. Once again another sad parting, this time leaving Dan in Virginia when we met up for the big swap at Kevin Crowe’s pottery on monday afternoon. Yet again a fantastic week in Virginia and so … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Dan, Meredith Heywood, North Carolina, Virginia | 3 Comments

First day back

First day back at work after the holidays. A gentle edging back into it for me, a bit of tiding up, a couple of parcels packed, a few lists started and this tiny jug sgraffitoed. Dragons are still on my … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Dan, Doug Fitch, Hollis Engley, McGill Duncan Gallery, Ron Philbeck | 3 Comments

The end of one the start of another

The end of another year, yet again I wonder where on earth it went and what I did during it all. I just had a quick flick back through the blog and there’s a lot there however so I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Blogger Dan, Blogger Margaret, Blogger Paul, Christine, Doug Fitch, Germany, H M The Queen, kiln building, Paul | 8 Comments

Potfest in the Park 2010

Potfest in the Park, Hutton-in-the-Forest near Penrith. What a beautiful place, what a grand setting for a show full of grand pots and my were there some grand pots. Some of them took your breath away at first glance and … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Booth, Blogger Dan, Christine Smith, ducks, Margaret Brampton, Novie Trump, Potfest | 6 Comments

Hard days with really nice surprise bits

I had visitors on monday, two of them, first this little mite who accidentally ended up in the workshop, I think he was aiming for the bird feeder but missed. Very sweet he was, had to pick him up and … Continue reading

Posted in birdie, Blogger Dan, Potfest | 5 Comments

New pots

Here is my little stash of pots that I introduced to the house when I got home. Three tasty old Afghan bowls at the back there courtesy of the lovely Paul Young, I should take some pictures of their backs … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Dan, Blogger Matt, Doug Fitch, Paul Young, Sabine Nemet | 5 Comments


Blimey ‘eck and ee by gum – that is for the pleasure and amusement of Blogger Dan who said he wished you could hear my accent in my blog. Really fab to meet you Dan, if you get even a … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Andrew, Blogger Dan, Doug Fitch, Earth and Fire, friends, Paul Young, Sally Raven, swimming in the sea | 7 Comments