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Balance is where it’s at

I recently did a blog post about balance – promoting my small creative business support mentoring. Learning new skills, like photography and invoices, doing the making you set out to do, spending time with family and friends, updating your website, social media and mailing list – pretty much a one-person job! There’s not as much […]

This image portrays a few things to me.. Community – we have an exchange where folks in the village bring us shells and sea glass in exchange for a little pot of poetry. Learning – doing a course on product photography and learning how to use the ‘big’ camera Hard work – having to change […]

Being famous..

We got interviewed recently by the lovely Sophie Campbell in her monthly feature of ‘our creative life’. You can read it here! Mixing pottery with poetry – seatree | A Creative Life Sophie does copywriting and you can see what she has to offer on her website link above – she also sells literary treats on […]


It’s one thing developing our skills in writing poetry and making pots but there is so much more to sustaining this as a business – learning all about social media, how to approach galleries, how to write a newsletter and build a mailing list – how to set up at craft fairs… the list goes […]

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, […]