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March – ‘In like a lamb out like a lion’!

Well it certainly feels like a spring day today, so perhaps we will get an arctic blast at the end of the month! I suppose there was some frost this morning too, so it could be,'in like a lion, out like a lamb'. The farmers around here, do say these things and in my...

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Burton Overy Christmas Tree Festival 2013

Burton Overy Christmas tree festival, 6, 7, 8th Dec, in church, stalls and refreshments in village hall. Last leg of my christmas production, awaiting a bisque kiln to cool and reglaze.  So, catching up on admin, cleaning and organising (not my strong point).  I'm far...

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Maker in clay makes scarecrow

Here's my entry to the Burton Overy scarecrow festival, after years of people asking me, is being a potter like Ghost! Erm no, but I couldn't resist this little Homage. The accompanying music on a loop drove some people round the bend but added to the occasion. I...

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Harborough Artist Cluster

The group have been working very hard this year, some harder than others (sorry will do more next year!) to produce an excellent brochure for our September 'Open Studios'. It has a fab map to navigate your journey, so you can visit artists around the Harborough area....

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New work

Only just recovering from our village summer ball on Saturday, Tarte au Citrons in hand and a very merry time. Back to fitting in three firings in a week, so I did manage to load a bisque firing with a fragile head and did forget a couple of pieces but not crucial. I...

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Monday Potting

New work underway for Burton Overy Death Watch beetle fund.  Our beautiful village church has an infestation of death watch beetles.  The cost to repair is over 100,000, some 20k in donations from villagers has got the ball rolling.  A grant has been aquired to help...

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