Category Archives: oak tree

A Flurry of Films

The last week has been a crazy busy one. They all seem to be that way at the moment. It’s great, we are getting an awful lot of work together and this week decided to do two wood firings back … Continue reading

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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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A walk in the woods

Yesterday I wanted to decorate this large platter in the image above. I have been making a conscious effort recently to bring more depth into my work in terms of layers and building up of techniques. This is all very … Continue reading

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Peace and Wriggly Wobbly bottoms.

Firstly a commissioned bowl. Secondly some wriggly wobbly bottoms.

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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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Organised / Chaos / Both?

Above: CalmBelow: Chaos

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Monday Wild and Windy and Wet Day

Well yesterday was summer and over night it turned to autumn. It’s been a wild day out there in the world. I’ve really just been sorting pots for Ceramics in the City and getting things finished so that I can … Continue reading

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Usually by this stage in the preceedings ie a week before Spring Fling, complete chaos has taken rule over my life and I’m running around like a headless chicken. For some reason this year it appears that mild bemusement has … Continue reading

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Decorating Day

Hurray! I got lots of pots rescued from under their plastic world today, many have been sat there for a couple of weeks. I felt a bit rusty to start with and I felt I had a lot of pressure … Continue reading

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Here we snow again

Some new ovally dishes slipped this morning. There was a small hint of possible snow in the forecast last night but I wasn’t expecting to wake up to a good 4inches of snow and it still coming down by the … Continue reading

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