Beebombs at the Gallery!

We’re delighted to announce that Earth Pig is now an authorised stockist of Beebombs – native wildflower seed balls which encourage bees to visit your garden. These are hand-made clumps of 18 different wild flowers including yarrow, ox-eye daisy, red campion, cornflower, poppy and others which you can throw in your garden to encourage the…

Not-So-Great Pottery Throw Down

Apparently one of the reasons for the upsurge in popularity of pottery-making was the recent TV series The Great Pottery Throw Down. I never watched the series at the time and have only recently caught episodes of it on You Tube. Of course, I appreciate that these kinds of programmes are made to entertain the…

Let That be a Lesson

The last week has been a frantic one consisting of making and decorating pots ready for the gallery. On one hand I’ve had to ignore the Christmas rush and concentrate on the task of producing ware, but on the other keep in mind the fact that people will want to stop and talk to find…

Studio Opening

The day has finally arrived! The gallery is about to open, although at the moment there’s hardly anything in there! This coming week will see the place transformed from an empty space into a working gallery and pottery. Everything is ordered and there’ll be a constant stream of delivery vans dropping off equipment and supplies, at least…

The Way of Tea

A cup of tea isn’t a simple matter, at least not to serious tea drinkers! Tea is as rich and intricate a subject as wine is for those who choose to investigate it and delve a little deeper below the surface. Drinking tea is inextricably linked with the whole eastern culture – mixture of the…