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Tim Lake
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Late evening sun and new pots from the new kiln


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I thought spring had sprung......
It really felt like spring had sprung on Tuesday, but today we are back to the grey skies and cool
temps. So I thought I'd bring s bit if colour in from the garden and
pop it in a new vase from last weeks firing. The vase was made with daffs in mind.  

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Some new pots
Some new pots from
a firing last week. A firing that I thought was going to be a disaster
(long story and won't bore you with it, let's just say that there were
flames where there shouldn't have been, which ended up with a blown up and burnt pressure gau...

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It's been a while since I posted!!
Lots has happened since my last post in early November. The major event was the birth of our daughter at the end of November. An amazing little creature! Giving us lots of joy. After a month or so of getting used to our new companion I got back to work. The...

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Beakers and Blooms....
Beakers
and blooms...... The beakers are my everyday drinking vessels that I
make alot of. They are versatile and I keep the at a price that is
affordable for a #handmade object. Whether its a long black #coffee , a cold beer or a quick swig of water, th...

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Back from a good time in London at Ceramics in City at the Geffrye Museum.
Last weekend was a good one at the Geffrye Museum for this years Ceramics in the City. I really enjoyed the event last year and this year didn't disappoint. Here are some of the pots I took with me to the show.....some of them sold, but some are still avail...

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Wardlow Pots and Food Festival this weekend.
Wardlow Pots and Food Festival is this weekend. Really looking forward to this show, I've heard loads of great things about it and I can't wait to go and check it out....lots of good food to eat and lovely pots to look at. Sat 10-5pm and Sun 10-4pm  

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Art in Clay 2016
Here are a few images from my stand at this years Art in Clay fair at Hatfield House. Lots of pots were sold, but some of these
are still available if anything takes your fancy. Please message me or
comment if so. Thanks to everybody who visited and came ...

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More pots that are heading to the shows this Summer
Here are a few more pots that are heading with me to the shows this Summer. On the road to Penrith tomorrow to set Potfest in the Pens . The show runs from Friday at 10am through to Sunday at 5pm

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The 'Pocket Rocket'
I fired a new experimental kiln this week. It turned out to be a good firing. Cone 10 was flat and glazed on one shelf and Cone 9 down on another set of cones. I introduced salt and soda whilst firing the kiln with gas and wood. It is only a small test kiln...
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