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Sustainable living

Okay, this isn’t pottery but it symbolizes our life and our attempt to live as sustainably as possible. Making our own pottery and making a living from that pottery is a life-giving thing – we don’t have a lot of extra cash, but we pay the bills and have enough. We can be very caught […]

Nature unfolding

I made this sculpture in the first lockdown, from a mirror and old wire found in the garden, with a small figure, wrapped in nature – resembling the joy and comfort that we found during the ‘great silence’ but the chaos that went on around us. It’s hard to remember those days so I am […]

seatree is busy!

Two events coming up over the next few weeks here in Cowal – a beautiful poetry and music evening and a local makers market. Check out our social media or sign up for our newsletter to hear more detail!

Makers Dozen

Do come and join us! It’s our first local craft fair – we have artists, textile artists, potters, a glass artist, printmakers, a jeweller – and a delicious pop-up cafe by Eco Nature…

Sharing advent.

A post from Chris. Advent begins on Sunday. I love to allow seasons like this to shape some contemplation, and so intend to put together a daily reflection thing via my blog. Does anyone want to contribute? Advent is about anticipating something better. Hoping for light that is still to come, even in present darkness. […]

It’s properly out there!

After the apocalypse is now out on all those unmentionable global websites that used to sell books and now sell everything. It is also available on our website here, so forget what I just said. After all the hard work by lots of people to get the book into some kind of shape – the editing, […]

I have a wonderfully spacious table, made by Chris. He used the framework from a friend’s greenhouse, when they moved away and attached a piece of marine ply to it, knowing it would last well with the clay and water. He even attached castors to the legs, so that it could be positioned in the […]

Poetry is spiritual

We are planning an evening of poetry on Thursday evening (6th October 2022)  – we would like to invite you to join us for a (free) evening reading of original poetry to mark National Poetry Day. It would not be the same without you! Grab yourself a glass of wine or your favourite tea, then […]

New book!

Words from Chris: It has been a long time coming. Five years in fact. It started out when Si Smith (more of him later) asked me to do a kind of poet-in-residence thing at an art exhibition he was curating entitled ‘World upside down’ back in 2017. This exhibition was inspired (if that is the […]

And breathe..

It’s a regular theme in our work. To be, to dwell, to rest.. Over the last 48 hours, I have driven from Glasgow (from a makers market) to Nairn (to see a friend and to make a pottery delivery) then back to home. But I have used that time to rest, to dwell, to think.. […]