Monday, 16 January 2012
Today is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year
and so it felt when we both woke up this morning.
To add to the feeling of woe
The Pajero broke down again yesterday.
We are hoping to keep it going just one more year, but it will
be 20 years old in the summer.
So On Miserable Monday caddy and I walked to work.
Very cold and very frosty
But the sun was coming up.
and it looked great.
The sun was rising behind the workshop
The sky was very clear
a very cold workshop
it was only 3oc.
It took a long time to get it up to a workable temperature
I put the raku kiln on without the lid which helped.
The workshop was cold because I had gone to see Doug Fitch
on Friday and came back with this Fantastic dish
Thanks Doug for a great time as usual.
I love the orange coloured slip which is made from Doug's local clay.
so at the end of today
I opened a bag of Local clay from Donyatt
that a customer had given me.
and I'm going to do some trials
to see what colour this one comes out as.
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