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Slow and Steady

Gently does it, slow and steady is the only way to be at the moment. I can’t do very much without needing a break so I am slowly working my way through orders. I need to be doing something while … Continue reading

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Arghhhhh!

Annoyed annoyed annoyed. There goes my plans for a lovely trio of slip trailed wide rimmed plates on the wall at Ceramic Art York next weekend. One of the three survived the bisque. I don’t often get failures like that … Continue reading

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Back to the Plates

It seems to have been an age since I got any decent spell at decorating, you know to be able to properly get into the flow and move on from where the last work was. I still haven’t managed that … Continue reading

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Potfest in Scotland

This pair of loved up potters clad in new potters’ ‘dress’ aprons will be exhibiting at Potfest Scotland this very weekend. Would you like to come and see the wares of Fitch & McAndrew? We will be there from Friday … Continue reading

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Oxford and Kent Travels

This year we have done some miles. It’s been busy busy busy. The weekend before last I was exhibiting at the Oxford Ceramics Fair. It’s the first time I have been there. I have never been in a show with … Continue reading

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Oxford Ceramics Fair

This Saturday and Sunday I will be exhibiting for the first time at the Oxford Ceramics Fair, organised by the Craft Potters Association, held at St. Edwards School on Woodstock Road in Oxford. We have just unpacked the wood kiln … Continue reading

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Designs Gallery Opening

Saturday morning saw the opening of ‘Together’ at Designs Gallery in Castle Douglas. Lucy and her staff have done a great job at displaying the many many pots that we delivered to them last week. It’s lovely to have a … Continue reading

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Miles and Smiles of Slip

The slip has been flowing this week. Lots of pots to be decorated. These are mainly headed for the next wood firing and hopefully to Oxford after that. These two birdies have been lurking for years in my brain ever … Continue reading

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Slipware Progress

Phew! Wednesday better than Tuesday. All six jugs handled, two of them now slipped and drying. Three of four dishes decorated and twelve mugs thrown. Pottery: when it’s good it’s very very good and when it’s bad it’s horrid. Today … Continue reading

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Slipware and sunshine in the second week of March

Slip and sunshine, marvelously lovely. Tomorrow to Devon, just as lovely.

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