Category Archives: trees

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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Happy New Year

The icy temperatures are fine as long as you are prepared for them and don’t particularly want to travel anywhere. I don’t think it’s been above freezing since before Christmas, thick socks, long johns, chunky mittens, hats and lots of … Continue reading

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Friday Friday

A day of slipping pots. I’ve gotten a lot of things done today, feels good, made a big dent on the list. I even sieved my big bucket of glaze that I’d left soaking, well I sieved it through the … Continue reading

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Marvelous Really

This is Doug’s friendly wee oak tree at the side of his workshop. I had many a nice chat with this tree last week and told it all about it’s relatives north of the border. It’s a friendly little mite … Continue reading

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Today I just had to. . .

THROW!I have been desperate to throw some pots for the last couple of weeks, some proper pots, not just the wee bowls I managed the other day. I’ve big big fat jugs on the brain all week too so today … Continue reading

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Plates and candle things.

Finally got the pictures up that I took back last week sometime after I had had a plate decorating frenzy. Some are a bit mad and some are madder. I fired a couple of plates last month before the Geffrye … Continue reading

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The start of all sorts

This is the lane leading down to Peter and Jill Dick’s workshop in Yorkshire, as we arrived we saw Jimmy Saville leaving the village tea room, now then, now then. Another pottery in another beautiful location, I do know potters … Continue reading

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Sunny sunny day.

A really beautiful day today, lovely to be able to enjoy it. Thanks John for these photos of my Harvest jugs that arrived today in the post, they are good pictures. Look at that blue sky peeping through the trees. … Continue reading

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Ceramics in the City

It’s always good to get home isn’t it. I was so happy to be back but you know this week I’ve seen London like I never have before. OK I know I’ve never spent huge amounts of time there, in … Continue reading

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Day 2.

The farm yard before the visitors, lovely and still and sunny. Another day full of talking to people and trying to demonstrate on the wheel and putting on handles for visitors to see. Lots more lovely people have visited today, … Continue reading

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