began potting professionally 30 years ago, my ambition and inspiration
has always been to make pots for people to use and enjoy. An
individually and thoughtfully made mug, bowl or plate is an everyday
from my garden studio, close to Morecambe Bay, I produce a wide range
of domestic stoneware for the table and kitchen, plus studio pots, tea
bowls and tiles. Everything is oven, dishwasher and microwave safe, and
All the pots are fired in my gas kiln
to a high stoneware temperature of between 1260-1280C. The reduction
atmosphere created during the firing results in rich and varied
(sometimes unexpected!) effects. Individual studio pots and teabowls are
often glazed using local materials such as wood ash, seaweed and
I am happy to welcome visitors to the pottery, by prior arrangement. Please see the Contact page for further details.
work is also available from The Pier Gallery, 22 The Promenade, Arnside, Cumbria, LA5
0HA, and at various events during the year, detailed on the Events page.