Category Archives: pressed dish

F f f firing tomorrow

A little contrast in the weather while packing the kiln today compared to what was flung at us at the end of January when we fired last. A glorious day here in Galloway today and the sound track of birdsong … Continue reading

Posted in beech tree, big jugs, big platters, kiln, pressed dish, wood fired pots, wood firing, wood kiln | 6 Comments

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

Posted in big trees, bike ride, clay, decorating, Devon, Doug Fitch, fresh slip, Hazel Campbell, horse chestnut, new pots, oak tree, pressed dish | Tagged | Leave a comment

Samuel Malkin I thank you

 But for the bluebells you could be forgiven for thinking that it is the end of February or early March at times here in the lovely south west of Scotland. It’s been chilly. The evening tonight has been stunning, huge … Continue reading

Posted in 17th C, baluster jugs, bluebells, pressed dish, Samuel Malkin | 7 Comments

Monday Sunny Day Full of Enthusiam Day

Busy busy busy, it’s been a less of a flap and more of a getting things done with calm and serenity today or as near as I can ever get to being calm and serene.I am excited about my new … Continue reading

Posted in log basket, plates, pressed dish, Trevor Leat | 11 Comments


I was not even vaguely expecting that when I opened the curtains this morning that the world would have gone even fluffier and whiter than it had been. This post has a lot of pictures, it’s a long one so … Continue reading

Posted in marks in snow, pressed dish, Snow | 6 Comments