Category Archives: Doug

Sgraffito jugs a drying.

Busy a day today, straight back into it again after the Spring Fling. I was wanting to unpack the bisque, glaze all the pots and repack the kiln. It was still at 110 degrees this morning which was a bit … Continue reading

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My squared bowls.

I do so love that little squared pot I brought back from The Netherlands. I was talking to Doug about it and about never really having proper play time as I tend to worry about making things that I can … Continue reading

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Build me a. . .

Chilly old misty morning today, very autumnal, not sure how it can be though when we haven’t had the summer bit yet. So what do you do when you get into work in the morning wanting to unpack a bisque … Continue reading

Posted in bottle kiln, Doug, Harvest jugs, Matt, sunset | 3 Comments

Late night slipping

I went for a hair cut this morning, having told someone the other day that it wasn’t something I liked doing. Anyway we’re having visitors this weekend and I got a bit paranoid about looking like a scarecrow. I turned … Continue reading

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Well that was a busy busy old day, I got lots done though and I’m really pleased about that. There are now lots of decorated pots sitting on my shelves drying and the kiln is packed and on for a … Continue reading

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Oh what a thing.

So there I was last night minding my own business searching the net for images of Tudor pots, I googled just that and then the craziness started! It all went bananas and took itself off to it’s own little planet … Continue reading

Posted in Doug, Harvest jugs, Jason Shackleton, Ron Philbeck | 7 Comments

Big jugs and even bigger jugs.

My three 7lb 10oz pots, two waiting to be handled and one for waiting for who knows what. . . I got handles on the two fat jugs this morning, after having just read Doug’s blog I think he may … Continue reading

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Earth and Fire

A quick picture of the Northern Potters stand at Earth and Fire at Rufford this weekend. Members of the NPA were offered the chance to exhibit at Earth and Fire on a group stand and four of us were selected … Continue reading

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Bovey Tracey

Well here I am home again but not for long. It was one big old journey down and back to Bovey Tracey. It was a really beautiful show (if you ignore the bunch of vagabonds in the next image) the … Continue reading

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I'm so glad…

that I didn’t feel like this at the weekend. I seem to have acquired a nasty sinus infection, feel utterly rubbish and I have so much work to do and I can’t get an appointment at the doctors because I … Continue reading

Posted in CraftScotland, Doug, wood kiln | 5 Comments