Wednesday, 4 August 2010
This is a picture of me this morning after I had taken the bottom shelf out of the kiln to reveal,what at first looked like a new blue glaze. upon closer inspection it became apparent that I had indeed managed to put five unglazed coffee cups in the base to see if they would fit, but then forgot to glaze them before covering them with a small shelf, that would maximize the firing space.
Apart from that it was a good firing with some nice jugs.
Locals may be wondering why our two cars have been replaced with courtesy cars.
Marion had backed her Mazda 6 2.2ltr flying machine into a tree, so she's been given this little number while it's knocked back into shape. according to Marion it's got a sat nav fitted as standard, but she thinks an engine might have been a better option.
as for me I only took the pajero in for an M.O.T on Monday. the chap took it down the road for a spin before doing the emission test. 20 minuets later he was towed back up the hill to the garage. and I was given this heap of loveliness. Needless to say I've been walking to the workshop this week.
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