Tuesday, 12 August 2008
First Full Day as a Potter for 25 Years
Yesterday was my first full day as a potter for 25 years.
The day started with a trip to CTM supplies in Woodbury Salterton near Exeter
a 60 mile round trip, which felt like a stroll in the park to me as I have been used to driving over 300 miles a day in my old job.
I stopped in Honiton on the way back and had a look at the World of Interiors Magazine in
WH Smiths, to see Doug, Hannah and Paul Young's work. I didn't buy a copy because I am now a poor potter and have to think twice about such things.
I came back home and spent two hours on the phone to BT trying to get our laptop computer going again, I got there in the end.
I was then able to get into the workshop and make up the new glazes I needed.
Then unloaded the Bisc firing, Glazed it all and loaded it back up again.
I finally finished at 11pm and went straight to bed, only to be up at 6am
to light the burners this morning.
Why the rush I hear you ask ?
Well I need to get this last glaze firing out before the Yesterday's Farming show this weekend.
This is my first show as a full time potter.
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