Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Autumn Updates

Well it's been a little bit hectic here lately.

I am currently working on 'A Stirring Tale' with the 
National Crafts Officer for the WI Claire Spender
dipping spoons in porcelain for an exhibition
at Salisbury Museum next year.

Knitted spoons

knitted and sewn spoons

working on a number of commissions some I can't show you yet
but this one has been delivered to a very pleased customer

cat urn in stoneware and porcelain slip

running a couple of workshops
the next one Porcelain Christmas Decorations is on
3rd Dec booking details are here - Book now

mini hare workshops
mini hare workshop
 making sample dragons for a Myths and Legends workshop this January with Y3 

and off to a weekend fair at Lytham Hall with Hopeful & Glorious

but in the middle of all that running about.....
today I am looking after our new family member Shannon! 

She is a rescue from the RSPCA East Lancashire branch. Her mum is a cruelty case which was just concluded with the previous owner getting a prison sentence. She was rescued with her 9 wk old pups, Shannon and Tommy her brother who were looked after at Althams RSPCA.
My Mum & Dad went to look for a small, quiet, house trained little dog but Shannon was off out for a walk with one of the staff when they arrived and they just took one look at her big brown doleful eyes and promptly fell in love! 
Shes a lurcher cross with a bull terrier we were told but since some people have mentioned she looks like a border collie. She is very loving and likes a cuddle but still needs house training and can be spooked by anything and everything having spent all of her life in kennels.  

So as much as we love and miss Charlie and no one can replace our special boy we are blessed with the character that is Shannon the lurcher! 

counter surfing

She is absolutely beautiful wish us luck!

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