Category Archives: Spring Fling

Spring Fling 2016

It’s nearly time for the annual extravaganza of art and craft that is Dumfries and Galloway’s Spring Fling Open Studios weekend. Each year for the past 14 years during the bank holiday weekend at the end of May the region’s … Continue reading

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Dear Ms McAndrew

This last week I received an email from a student asking me very politely if I would mind answering some questions for her as part of her course. I get this sort of request fairly regularly and I always try … Continue reading

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Humungous Thank You’s!

Well that is Spring Fling 2012 over and done with, the build up to it started in about erm, June 2011, for the Spring Fling committee at least. This blog is to say a huge thank you to them, and … Continue reading

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Spring Fling Weekend is Here

 This morning I had a trip into Castle Douglas to decorate the big bay window at Low’s newsagents. Drew who has the shop had offered me the window to use over the Spring Fling weekend to promote the event. So … Continue reading

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Very quick snaps for you, very excited Hannah

 There were about 80 or 90 pots in the firing. I unpacked this lunch time after much procrastinating and avoiding the issue.There are 3 that are under fired and one that broke. How’s that for a success rate? Am rather … Continue reading

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Monday morning Early On

 Monday morning early on I lit my kiln, flipping heck it was a hot day to be firing a wood kiln. Lovely spot I have down there under the big beech tree though, shady for most of the day thankfully. … Continue reading

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ArtSpace 2012 & Spring Fling

For those of you in the Henley on Thames area you might be interested in this exhibition that opens tomorrow at The Barn Galleries. Art Space 2012 is hosting around 80 artists and crafts people, you can see the potters … Continue reading

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Shelf-tastic Satutrday

Finally got my shelves up, I need more shelves! I struggled with keeping safe all the unfinished pots that I had in the quantity I needed them in to fill my wood kiln. I just didn’t have enough surfaces. These … Continue reading

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Big Blog

Yesterday I did something that felt pretty important to me and rather momentous – maybe. I packed the first ever of my wood fired pots that are heading off for an exhibition. They are going to be a part of … Continue reading

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First Slip Encounters of 2012

For those of you outwith the tiny islands that make up the British Isles you may not know that we appear to have been living through constant gale force crazy winds for the last couple of days. It’s pretty crazy, … Continue reading

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