Category Archives: Geffrye Museum

When it’s good it’s very very good and when it’s bad it’s horrid.

Wow! It’s a lovely sunny September time here in south west Scotland. Perfect drying weather for my pots. Thank goodness! I’ve been throwing and handling and slipping and trying to get through my list. After what feels like months of … Continue reading

Posted in 8lb jugs, Ceramics in the City, fresh slip, Geffrye Museum, Gracefield Arts Centre, Still Movement | 8 Comments

I am still working honestly!

Here’s some pictures of wet slip for those of you who share my passion for the lovely stuff. I am mainly making pots now for the PMA Craft Show which is speeding towards me at a fair rate of knots. … Continue reading

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Well the flapping and squawking of a Hannah in a tizz could probably be heard and felt all across south-west Scotland yesterday afternoon. After a lovely chat with Amanda in the morning where she commented that I was so much … Continue reading

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Bottle of white, Bottle of red

Sorry the pictures have now gotten a bit skewed in order, this should be half way down the page, Amanda Simmons and myself enjoying a glass of bubbly at the gala evening of the Origin show. This is going to … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics in the City, Devon, dragon, Dylan Bowen, Geffrye Museum, James Hake, lasagne, Linda Bloomfield, Matthew Blakely, pancheons, Prue Cooper | 17 Comments

To be going on with

Back home again and exhausted. It’s been a crazy busy but very enjoyable trip. Annabel and Elissa it was really great to see you both again. Thank you so much for your hospitality it is very much appreciated.The show went … Continue reading

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Off to London

Today I had the office staff from the Turning Point Scotland office in Dumfries at my workshop, they were all here to watch some demonstrations and have a try themselves at decorating some plates. I hope you all enjoyed your … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Gaff, Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, Harvest jug | 5 Comments

Splendid sunsets and slipware pots.

We have had a week of utterly fabulous weather, most of it I have spent inside on a course, inside in a photography studio and inside at a Scottish Potters meeting oh and driving to and from Edinburgh and Perth. … Continue reading

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Ceramics In The City.

Friday 19th to Sunday 21st September 2008 at the Geffrye Museum, London.

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Blackwell House

Well last night I went for a bit of a jolly jaunt with three friends, Amanda (the glass artist), Helen (our Craft Development Officer and friend of Doug’s) and Elinor (our Visual Arts Development Officer). We went off over the … Continue reading

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