All Fired Up

It’s better in Ireland …

Honest, that's what I heard for most of the time I was in Ireland -- the Irish telling me how much better certain things are there than here.  So here's my list of what I found to actually be better in Ireland.  I'll probably think of a few more things as soon as this...

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The kiln gods were smiling …

This is going to be a short one.  I have SO MUCH to do before Friday when things need to be packed up and taken to Anja Hertle's for the Northumberland Studio Tour!!!  But, I promised you some pictures yesterday, and here they are ... And of course the bowls! There's...

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How long does it take?

I'm in the Northumberland Studio Tour next weekend, and the question that I will hear most often is "how long does it take you to make" whatever it is a person is interested in ...  So here goes! First, you make the piece (or pieces if you're making a teapot or things...

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Creating a canvas

I spent today trimming and slipping bowls --    And now their all outside, waiting to get into the kiln.  Some are actually sunbathing because it's too damp in the basement right now to get them really dry!  I'm going to need some time to paint all of these with tiny...

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Just say Uncle …

It's never made any sense to me to call out "Uncle" when admitting defeat.  At least not in my family ... I had two uncles when I was growing up, and both were just a few years older than me.  One was Uncle Roy, and the other was Uncle Keith.  I was probably the only...

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Commiting hari kari …

Arrgghhh!  Made three big beautiful platters -- and I mean BIG!  They were all trimmed, almost dried, and I applied slip to the middle (was going to paint trees around the rim).  The two largest cracked.  I thought the first one cracked because of the way I flipped it...

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Don’t go away …

I'm sure you've heard that before.  "Don't go away, I'll be right back."  It's kind of what I should have said a month ago!  I have been away -- first to the daughter's wedding, then with a minor hit of pneumonia, and then with my mum with her stuff -- but I'm back...

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Holy Crap, Batman …

Yup, that's how I feel.  Like crap -- not psychically, or emotionally -- the kind of crappiness that comes from a full-blown summer cold -- or whateve this is.  Eyes hurt, throat hurts, monster headache, etc., etc.  Had some toast and am drinking all of the stuff that...

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We have MOVED!

Our new address is:

229 Concession 6

Tara-Arran-Eldersley

Ontario  N0H 2N0

Phone is:  905-753-2731 (my cell)

 

Come and see me if you are in the area!  I don’t have any pots ready to sell, but I’d be happy to have a visit …

 

My new showroom should be up and running in the Fall of 2018, and I will be doing workshops (and weekend activities).  Keep an eye on the Coming Events page!