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Keeping on Pottering on....

It's been a quiet time of simply getting on with stuff back in the studio. Not much doing exhibition wise- all my work has gone off to shops leaving me with precious little stock.  I'm in a spell of hand building and probably then focusing on throwing some bowls and so on. I still exist and I have the photo to prove it!

In between I've been doing 1 or 2 Pottery workshops which have been fun and a bit hair raising! More on this  to come.

Me and my pots.....



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New work at Galleries just in!

Lots of new pots just arrived at Builth Wells at Erwood  Station Gallery. Also new stock just in at Sota Gallery in Witney.
Goodbye little pots!