Category Archives: lidded jars

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

Wild Windy Week

Well I have finally gotten some pots slipped. I have had a couple of dozen jars and jugs sat sitting under plastic for what feels like weeks. Today I got to slipping them. There are now not so many pots … Continue reading

Posted in feathering, lidded jars, wet slip | 5 Comments

Tuesday's Turnips

OK well actually there are no turnips involved but it was the first word beginning with T that came into my head. Phil came around again this morning, trying to get some more work together for our exhibition in August. … Continue reading

Posted in fresh slip, jars, lidded jars, Phil McMenemy, sieve | 8 Comments

Monday at the end of January

Fire and pots.Take 2! Saturday saw me head out on a mission to find another little chair to go with me green little chair so as any visitor to my new workshop could sit and partake of tea in front … Continue reading

Posted in Fire, lidded jars | 8 Comments


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

Sweet as sugar

Have a look at the trailing on this little sweetie. It apparently lives in Haddon Hall in the Peak District according to my friend Rob. Very kind of you to send me that pic Rob, thanks a lot. I got … Continue reading

Posted in bowls, lidded jars, little jugs, slipware | 6 Comments

Today we got. . .

WARM! We had a wood burning stove fitted in the cottage today, Paul has been getting very excited about the arrival of this little thing. As the hearth in the room is only quite small and we didn’t have room … Continue reading

Posted in Ceramics in the City, lidded jars, Victoria sponge | 7 Comments


Back in the workshop after a weekend in the sun and raring to go. Set to with a rack of mugs, it being almost Potfest and me having only a couple of mugs on the shelves at the moment. Then … Continue reading

Posted in big bowl, lidded jars, mugs, Potfest | 4 Comments

A new little helper.

Today I began the long slow process of introducing a new assistant to my pottery. It happened because last week my old faithful sponge started to disintegrate in a big way (I found quite a chunk of it in some … Continue reading

Posted in British Trade Craft Fair, lidded jars, oval dishes | 2 Comments

Friday friday

Another full day, some of my lidded jars to decorate, some for a customer who has ordered a set of small, medium and large ones. I also turned the footrings into two of the big platters, I have taken a … Continue reading

Posted in lidded jars, Ruthanne Tudball, Toff Milway | 1 Comment