Childhood Budgies
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Childhood Budgies

My Grandma was a good age, 102 when she passed away a few years ago. My brother and I spend holidays with her while my parents were at work. She had a pair of bright green budgie wall plaques on her wall. I can remember being fascinated by them. When she dies they were one…

Life in the Pottery
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Life in the Pottery

As the weather is warming up, I should be looking forward to meeting the new potters who come through my doors, lots of folk have been inspired to have a go at ‘throwing’ on the potters wheel this year. Its sad that with the Covid-19 outbreak some of these Pottery Days are likely to be…

Loving Pottery Days
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Loving Pottery Days

There have been so many wonderful people through the pottery this year, I have absolutely loved seeing new potters have a whale of a time and some smitten by the clay.  The day sessions are best of all when there is enough warmth in the air to get the thrown pots drying that day, so…

Wonderful review
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Wonderful review

Thank you top Sarah, who came new to a pottery day with me last month and left me a really wonderful review. It was such a pleasure to show her how to throw on the wheel. Here is what she wrote; Fab day with Louise and her Mum Sheila, Tracey and Joyce, making and throwing…

Kettering church projects fundraiser
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Kettering church projects fundraiser

I have been busily making little clay replicas of two lovely and rather iconic buildings in my area. One housed the church community I belong to St Michael’s, a beautiful ‘tin tabernacle’ church hidden in the back streets of Kettering, and the other, the ‘big’ parish church with its magnificent and iconic medieval spire, that…

Spring events, logo and bags…
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Spring events, logo and bags…

I have new diary dates to my events pages so am well on the way to creating new creatures and putting the spring into the step of some favourites. This is to be the logo on new bags and business cards. Getting excited to see how they turn out.

Peace dove
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Peace dove

Peace dove with an olive branch, I also do these little standing birds with holly as we move up to the festive season.

Robins
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Robins

Robins seem to be making more noise in my garden, I heard one warning others away last evening as I went out to check the firing. Here are some lined up waiting for the festive season, more terrific images from Alison Bagley

Lovely new photos
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Lovely new photos

So thrilled with the fabulous photos taken in the pouring rain outside (you can’t tell at all) by my talented friend Alison Bagley. Here is one of the new Slavic-ally inspired ballerinas, I intend to make angels and have them holding a variety of things, but this seemed right for the first batch. I’m also…

Loving sharing what I have learnt
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Loving sharing what I have learnt

Here is a quick snap of a wonderful day spent with two very enthusiastic students as a special Birthday treat, they did throwing on the potters wheel and hand building a pot with coils of clay. We had a lovely lunch made by my wonderful Mum and a happy day chatting and making in clay….