Category Archives: Earth and Fire

Earth and Fire Weekend

Well I’ve been there and done that and now I’m home again. It was Earth and Fire at Rufford Country Park this weekend just gone. It’s the first time I’ve ever had full stand there, I’ve been on shared stands … Continue reading

Posted in Alex McErlain, Earth and Fire, Gracefield Arts Centre, Honest Pots, Michelle Freemantle, wet slip, York Art Gallery | 6 Comments

Earth and Fire Weekend

Earth and Fire, this weekend at Rufford Country Park near Ollerton in Nottinghamshire. The weather forecast says the weather is going to be marvelous if you like to be a little damp so come prepared and then you can still … Continue reading

Posted in Earth and Fire, new pots, oak tree, strange wading bird | 10 Comments

New pots and news

More strange wading birds today. It’s been another slip fest here today and I am loving it. I really like this plate above, it’s thin white slip and thick white slip and then trailed slip too. Nice looking at this … Continue reading

Posted in baluster jugs, brushed slip, Earth and Fire, fresh slip, Humbug mugs, plates | 9 Comments

Voting Time Again

I’m out of cards again folks. I would have liked to have had new images before I got around to new postcards again but I don’t have and I don’t have good enough finished pots either to do that just … Continue reading

Posted in America, Doug Fitch, Earth and Fire, Hatfield, Potfest | 16 Comments

You know I'm feeling better when…

You know I’m starting to feel more myself when I start taking pictures again. I’ve been walking up and down the road a bit the last week, I still can’t believe how much impact (no pun intended) a relatively minor … Continue reading

Posted in cows, Earth and Fire, Garry and Pollie Uttley, Hohr-Grenzhausen, slipware, Threave Gardens | 6 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

So today I'm thinking. . .

Well the sun is still shining and I’m still a long way from home. It’s hard being away for so long, and twice in close succession isn’t at all good. I am enjoying spending time with Paul Young and of … Continue reading

Posted in Earth and Fire, Paul Young | 7 Comments

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

Posted in big jugs, Blogger Andrew, Doug, Earth and Fire, Paul Young | 1 Comment

Some sun, some pots and some sea.

Ok just a pot actually but I just unpacked a kiln yesterday and this was my favourite piece out of it. It’s probably 12″ diameter I think. Very glossy. Yesterday it poured down in the morning so much so that … Continue reading

Posted in big bowl, Earth and Fire | 7 Comments

Home again.

It feels like I’ve been away for weeks. I’m not sure yet what I feel about the trade show, it’s still sinking in I suppose. I took a couple of firm orders for work, a few possibilities for things that … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Appleby, British Trade Craft Fair, Earth and Fire | 3 Comments