9 Jul 13

Aysgarth Falls in the Yorkshire Dales

Last weekend the family and I headed out to the Yorkshire Dales, it was a searingly hot day and armed with plenty of sunscreen we were ready to visit the beautiful Aysgarth Falls.

Aysgarth is a series of three waterfalls on the River Ure, tumbling down steps of rock its best to visit just after there has been a lot of rain to see the river in full flow. On the day we visited it had a more gentle feeling to it with the sound of water rushing by and a cool breeze to take the edge of the climbing temperatures.
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4 Jul 13

What happens when you place your order?

Whether you place your order through Etsy, Folksy or via Email there’s a lot of work that goes into creating hand thrown pottery. So what really does happen once that order goes through?

If you place your order on Etsy you’ll get a confirmation email of your purchase, in stock items generally ship next day but made to order pieces have a slightly longer complex process. Once your order comes through as an email notification I’ll add it to my order book and start working on it.

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24 Jun 13

Homegrown food festival Northallerton

After what seems like endless rounds of DIY in our new house I’d been looking forward to the Homegrown food festival for a few weeks and had it penciled in as a ‘must do’ for the weekend! The perfect distraction from picking up the paintbrush is food and the weather held off just long enough to enjoy some eats outdoors.

The festival itself celebrates everything local from the North Yorkshire area and it was a great sampler of what the region has to offer. The displays of food were just so inciting it was hard to know where to start! If there are trends in food I definitely noticed that the two of them were making an appearance here with three vendors selling pulled pork, an American BBQ favourite. Another was ‘Asian Slaw’ which seemed to be mostly finely chopped red cabbage and carrot without the mayonnaise which had a really crunchy flavour especially when paired with noodles.
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18 Jun 13

Summer Fruit Pavlova

Last Sunday was Father’s Day, I’m fortunate enough to have quite a good relationship with my parents when I was at University I knew a lot of people my own age had quite strained and difficult relations with their immediate family. In a way it made me feel more fortunate and a little sad for them – maybe we should take these family days as a moment to try and overlook the more troubled times and just enjoy being together.

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13 Jun 13

As seen in Simply Crochet

Simply Crochet issue 6 appeared on shelves this month and in it you can find Little Wren Pottery featured inside. Being quite a new publication it has a gorgeous layout and lots of beautiful crochet projects. It’s actually really lovely to see such a mix of home decor items and garment patterns in one magazine.
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