Category Archives: Craft and Design Magazine

Tokyo, America, Craft&Design, Winter

Last weekend was Art Fair Tokyo and I was very pleased to be represented at it by Gallery St Ives of Tokyo. Koichiro Isake who runs the gallery had asked for pots by myself and Doug Fitch and Clive Bowen … Continue reading

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Less Brrrr

Today it’s only been minus in the single figure so it feels really rather warm – in comparison. I’m still wondering when the temperature will cease to be something that causes such a lot of interest and conversation. Probably never, … Continue reading

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The last firing of 2010 for me was unpacked yesterday, in it was this dish which I was very pleased with.I failed to keep up with giving you these articles to read, not sure if you’ve had this one yet, … Continue reading

Posted in Craft and Design Magazine, lidded jars, owl, Snow | 6 Comments

No new ones yet so here's some oldies instead

Today I have been back in my workshop and it felt good. It’s long time since I was able to be there for more than a couple of minutes just popping in and out. I do love my little space … Continue reading

Posted in casserole dish, Craft and Design Magazine, cups and saucers, Fremington clay, Jason Shackleton, jugs, majolica, plates, slip trailing, slipware | 6 Comments

Pots in Place

Well, strictly speaking tiles in place. You may remember pictures of these tiles in the various stages of preparation, decoration and finish, and the picture of Dave and Sue looking at them in the farm yard at Spring Fling. Well … Continue reading

Posted in back, Craft and Design Magazine, neck, tiles | 9 Comments

News and stuff

I had an email today from those lovely people at Craft&Design Magazine to say that I had won the silver award for ceramics in their Selected Awards – again! I don’t know who else won the ceramics section yet. A … Continue reading

Posted in Craft and Design Magazine, Selected Awards, wood fired pots | 9 Comments

Last Chance!

This is your very last chance to place your votes in the Craft&Design Selected Awards for 2010 Voting closes tomorrow, Friday April 30th. I would be thrilled if you took the time and fancied voting for me. You can vote … Continue reading

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New pots and a weekend away

I’d left a glaze kiln cooling when I jetted off for Devon last week, here are a couple of the things that came out of it. The plates above are for the Carbon Busters schools project which is run by … Continue reading

Posted in Annabel Faraday, Bridget Drakeford, Craft and Design Magazine, Doug Fitch, Nicholas Marsh, Paul Jessop, Paul Young, Scottish Potters association, Victoria and Albert Museum | 9 Comments


End of week, and a busy week at that though it feels like very little has been accomplished. Don’t you just hate it when it feels like that. I think I’ve found myself in a “oh my goodness what on … Continue reading

Posted in beasts, Craft and Design Magazine, oval dishes | 4 Comments

March March March!

Here it is, March has arrived, very quickly it seems but it’s sunny and bright and welcome to the spring. Michael does it count as 12 before 12 if they are actually only 6 once they are assembled? I got … Continue reading

Posted in cake, Craft and Design Magazine, marks in snow, SPA | 3 Comments