Category Archives: clay

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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How scary!?!

That is the filter on my dust mask, I took it apart to have a look as I was changing it. Makes you think doesn’t it. Alan brought me a bucket full of a lovely present yesterday. He was amused … Continue reading

Posted in baluster jugs, clay, fresh slip, lidded jars, Phil McMenemy, wild clay | 4 Comments

Cold? You bet!

This frost painting was on the kitchen window the other morning, Jack Frost has been reading my blog I think. It bears a striking resemblance to the plate with the two figures on that I slipped the other day. It … Continue reading

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Umbrellas at the ready.

Rain rain go away, come again another day. Preferably when I am not here and not trying to get pots to dry so that I can put them in the kiln so that I can have some space back in … Continue reading

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Not so sunny day.

On my way home I came across the scene above, dropped my bike at the gate and headed into the freshly ploughed field. I had been meandering around for a while staring at the floor and randomly bending down to … Continue reading

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