Category Archives: McGill Duncan Gallery

First day back

First day back at work after the holidays. A gentle edging back into it for me, a bit of tiding up, a couple of parcels packed, a few lists started and this tiny jug sgraffitoed. Dragons are still on my … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Dan, Doug Fitch, Hollis Engley, McGill Duncan Gallery, Ron Philbeck | 3 Comments

Back to it.

Today I absolutely had to get on with things. Come on H, get your head in gear. There were lots of jobs needing doing that were all a bit disjointed you know, one jug to handle, two plaques to slip, … Continue reading

Posted in Alex McErlain, apples, Christmas cake, McGill Duncan Gallery | 3 Comments


Although I have been at work all week I don’t seem to have achieved much at all. Mostly I have been packing pots to post away and that does always take me far longer than I ever think it will. … Continue reading

Posted in cake, Christmas cake, McGill Duncan Gallery, Phil McMenemy | 5 Comments

All together now

All the McGill Duncan Twelve Pots of Christmas pots all together and standing smartly and saying cheese. Thanks to Amanda for her time photographing this little lot last weekend. The show opened this morning and what with the vast array … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Booth, Amanda Simmons, Andy Priestman, Hazel Campbell, John Threlfall, Kay Ribbens, Lisa Hooper, Maggie Savage, McGill Duncan Gallery, Phil McMenemy, Silvana McLean, Trevor Leat | 12 Comments

Weekend things to do.

Well it all depends on where you are in the country. If you are in Dumfries and Galloway then 11am till 1pm on Saturday is the opening of the McGill Duncan exhibition. After tomorrow I’ll show you pictures of the … Continue reading

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Starry starry night, paint your palette blue and grey… Makes for a chilly but brisk walk out this evening, beautiful day though. Some pictures from the CatStrand exhibition, sorry this one seems to be a bit blurry but on the … Continue reading

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Wet and then sunny weekend.

It rained a lot on friday night, and blew a bit of a gale and apparently we had a thunder storm too. I woke in the night hearing what I knew without a shadow of a doubt to be the … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Booth, leaves., McGill Duncan Gallery | 3 Comments

Friday Frenzy

Barcelona shoe shop, any colour any size as long as you want this style! The whole shop was just like this table. I was amazed, we walked past a few times, it became a point of reference as landmarks along … Continue reading

Posted in CatStrand, Dartington Cider Press Centre, Gallerytop, Gracefield Arts Centre, McGill Duncan Gallery, Phil McMenemy | 4 Comments

Busy Day

It feels like it’s been an age since I have decorated any pots, only a week in actual fact but somehow seems much longer. Funny that isn’t how time sometimes doesn’t fit with how it should feel, like the fact … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Priestman, McGill Duncan Gallery, Scottish Potters association, wild clay | 3 Comments

Visitors – more!

Phil McMenemy my good friend and great photographer cam over this afternoon. He is also involved in this exhibition coming up The Twelve Pots of Christmas at the McGill Duncan Gallery. Twelve pots by me, eleven being decorated by other … Continue reading

Posted in Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Lisa Hooper, McGill Duncan Gallery, Phil McMenemy | 3 Comments