Sunday, 8 August 2010
Two Years on .....
Today marks Two years since Marion and Myself were both made redundant
from our jobs on the same day.
What a fun day that was!
I couldn't make up my mind as to what pictures to put on,
so in the end I plumped for pics of work in progress today.
These Garlic pots needed the lids and bottoms turned.
I damaged the edge of on of them so I put a small handle on to cover the mark.
but I've decided I quite like it.
I've also revamped my glass cabinet with a potter of the month.
This Month it's Doug Fitch
Doug has been a great help to me over the past couple of years,
so Thanks Doug.
I came up with this idea for using some kiln furniture as part of the display.
I'm sure its been done many times before, but I like it.
I also want to say a Great Big
Thank you to Marion.
For supporting me every step of the way when I stated, I wasn't going to look for another job
but that I was going to try and make a living as a potter.
I know it's a bit tough at the moment, but we have come so far in such a short
time and I couldn't have done it without Marion's support and encouragement.
Sometime next week I will reach my 400th post
So to mark that occasion I'm going to have a jug up for grabs,
more info next week.
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