The last firing of 2017

It’s done.  Just turned on the last kiln load for 2017.  I’d be sentimental about it, but I’m glad to see the backside of 2017.  If you’ve been reading my posts all along, you have an inkling about what I’m on about … but if you...

‘Tis the Season

  Yes.  It’s the season to be jolly, and perhaps, a mite exhausted!  I went to bed last night at 7:30.  Skipped the Friday night hockey game (not such a hardship when it’s bloody cold out), had a night cap of sleepy tea, and hit the hay.  Got up this...

A funny thing happened …

Those of you who are as old as me will be finishing that opening with ‘on the way to the forum’ … but in my case it’s actually ‘at the craft show’!   The number of people who came out to see me at the “Make it Indie”...

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...

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...