Category Archives: new pots

Sunny Southern Slip Time

Here in the south west of England Spring has well and truly sprung. It was quite surprising traveling south last weekend and seeing how stark the difference is over those 400 miles. Up in Galloway the leaves on the Hawthorne … Continue reading

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Potfest time of Year

Well I’m home from Art in Action, I unpacked and did the washing and now it’s packing up time for Potfest in the Park! This one is only an hour and a half or so down the road so much … Continue reading

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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

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Friday sunshine

The first t-shirt no jumper day of the year! That took me by surprise. It’s been a busy day, as per usual, I had to venture out into the town today. I haven’t been to Dumfries in what feel s … Continue reading

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Yummy little mugs and friendly beasties

I unpacked a kiln this morning, the first finished pots of 2010. I haven’t been so excited about unpacking a kiln in ages, partly because I haven’t in fact unpacked a kiln in ages and partly because everything in there … Continue reading

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Thinner middles, wider edges.

Fresh slip again, still wonderful, this time across a set of three plates, you can’t quite see all the etext but I like the idea of these things that go in sets and I want to keep playing with it. … Continue reading

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New Year and all that.

We did a fine job at being quiet and relaxed for new year. It was great! So what ‘s new so far? Well I have not been to work yet, it’s not like me, usually I’m fighting to get back … Continue reading

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Last newly fired pots of the year.

Just quickly tonight, got to go put Christmas cards in envelopes and have a good relax, been a busy old day today. Unpacked the kiln, got the last Christmas orders packed up and off. I think they pie dishes were … Continue reading

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Just some pics and not a lot else for now.

New dishes out before we went up to Glasgow (don’t ask about the show, I’m going into hibernation next I think.) Hoolet jug. Glasgow, Collins Gallery, on til tomorrow (Saturday.) Ignore the wine glasses. http://www.youtube.com/get_player Country bumpkin let loose in … Continue reading

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