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Market Day at The Old George Studio

Last week was a busy week at the old George. I had my first pottery market stall, as I was taking part in the Puckeridge and Standon walking market. Hopefully its going to be the first of many. It was a fun thing to do. Simon and I put together our stall under the...

My Most Forgiving Critics and Tech Support

This summer has been the most unusual as my studio is still closed due to Covid 19. I have been potting along all on my lonesome. Although quite it has been a rewarding time and I have made many beautiful things which I hope to sell soon at the Puckeridge and Standon...

When life throws you into a handbrake turn!

Today I have a day of glazing to do. It’s very time consuming and can’t be rushed. It’s also meditative and will sooth the chaos of my mind. Last week I was made redundant from my other job, the one that pays the bills unfortunately. Its the most odd...

Get Your Wiggle On!

I sit in my studio on my own.  Its covid 19 lockdown and I am having a blue day. Last night when I returned from walking my dogs I found some painted stones on my outside window sill. These were painted by the local children. You find them dotted everywhere, window...

The Art Of Messy Play….Such Fun!

Today I was packing the kiln with some work and then I realized that the plates that I was packing were the ones that my nephew George had made. I had forgotten in the chaos of the last few weeks that I had wrote a blog about him and his brother Benjy, so this weeks...

An Ode To My Mother on Mothers Day

Normally referred to as Mum, Nana Silva, Nanny Mayo, dynamo daughter, nipple twisting Sister, mad Auntie, cousin Silv, and electrician’s wife. They say apples don’t fall far from trees. If that’s the case then my mum is of the Frank Spencer variety,...