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Our world will be in order again in the new year.

Tonight is the private view of the London Potters Members’ Exhibition and it will be my first public appearance for quite a while. There are 90 exhibitors and we are allowed only 3 pots each, so it will be an

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Up the Garden Path

This is the Acer that good friends helped me (or rather, I helped them) to re-pot last autumn after one of the storms blew it over and smashed it’s previous pot. It looks as though it’s been in its new

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A winter day in the garden.

This picture is from a few weeks ago. All the coloured leaves are gone now but it was a lovely, mild, sunny day here in Islington. I’ve spent the day in the garden. The big job was to spread the contents

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Garden maintenance

Already December and until 36 hours ago there were still leaves on the deciduous trees, but I think that the latest storm has brought the last ones down and it’s time to have a final clear-up. But today the priority

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Acer repotting after storm

In the recent storm of October 28th a large Acer blew over and the pot smashed. I thought that, for the first time in over 30 years, I’d need professional help in the garden, but two heroic friends came to

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