Tuesday, 20 July 2010
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Since I have been here at Barrington Court
I must say that I have been blessed by the amount of very nice customers
That have bought my pots.
Some of which are very special indeed, with their knowledge of pottery
and appreciation of hand made Ceramics, they not only buy pots
which enables me to put food on the table,
" I still haven't made any plates".
But they make you feel that the life you are living is privileged
and makes a real contribution to the community in which we live.
On the other hand we have to learn to take the good with the bad.
Customers fit into a number of Categories.
I've had the lady who came in and rearranged my display
stood back and then said
"There that feels better".
For who ?
I'm not quite sure.
and yesterday I recognised a guy that came in the workshop last year
One of which, I am sure we all come across is
" The Nutter"
last year he wasted almost an hour, mainly because I was unaware of just how barking mad some people can be.
Well not this year matey.
As soon as I clocked him walking in the door I headed straight for the Pug Mill.
The noisiest machine in the workshop and the furthest away from the door.
My clay bin was fully stocked, but that wasn't going to deter me
from finding a way to ignore this guy until he went away.
It worked !
He only stood around for 10 minutes
unable to make eye contact and conversation he left
obviously disillusioned that I had spoilt his party.
but at the end I had an extra 4 bags of clay pugged.
Paul the Potter 1 Nutter 0
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