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More Raku Bowls

I managed to get another raku firing done last week, in between the days of torrential rain. I have been waiting eagerly to fire up the kiln again but the weather has been so bad this summer. I made several … Continue reading

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Making flavoured gin and ceramic components.

It’ supposed to be summer, but you already know if you live here, the British weather is so unpredictable and this summer has been a bit of a wash out. That does mean everything in the garden is lush and … Continue reading

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Raku progress

The new raku glazes arrived, and the weather looked promising so we decided to have another attempt at raku firing last weekend. This was the second attempt since making the raku kiln, this time the firing was far more successful. … Continue reading

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July review, mountains climbed

And so another month has flown by, it seems I have shown most of my makes this month already, but there is something going on. I have continued building on my meditation technique and I feel I’ve made a breakthrough. I … Continue reading

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Ceramic lamp with handmade shade

Ceramic lamp with handmade shade. My lampshade kit arrived yesterday, if you  remember I made a textural lamp base and I wanted an oval shade for it. I thought making it myself would finish the lamp off perfectly. I have … Continue reading

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My conflict between perfection and the not so perfect.

As I continue to learn how to throw pots on the wheel I have come to realise there’s conflict going on in my head. I’m sure anyone who throws pots will, like me, be striving for perfection. I am loving … Continue reading

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My journey into Raku firing begins.

When I lived in Wiltshire I signed up for a raku course which was cut short after only one week. This sparked (sorry about the pun) my desire to make raku pottery and I treasure the bowls I glazed and … Continue reading

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A busy June

I’m not sure where the month of June has gone, we did have a week away, and I had commission work to catch up on when I returned, but looking back I think I have actually achieved an awful lot … Continue reading

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RSPB Titchwell- Avocets

On a bright and blustery June day we headed off to Titchwell on the Coasthopper bus which stops right next to the reserve. I was particularly hoping to see Avocets, and maybe a Spoonbill, or a Bearded Tit which have … Continue reading

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So what was new in May

That’s another month gone, where is this year going? It’s flying by, which wouldn’t matter if felt I’d achieved a lot but this month, I know I’ve been busy but I can’t think what I’ve done apart from making beads … Continue reading

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