As the setter paws the bench and protrudes the tongue like a fly catching frog…the butterdish tumbles to the floor… ‘Ah well’ one thinks ‘one thing less to pack when leaving our broken home.’ Now, just need to find a good home for the dog. Albeit, one who tidies away their food stuffs! Maybe dogs […]
My brother got married in the late 80’s. This was a time when every aunty arrived with hoovers, deep-fat-friers and the quint essential carriage clocks, of which they received 9 (we’ve countless aunties)! Needless to say some of these twirling, ball-bearing domes had been passed on from cousins who got married the month before and […]
Just as all are throwing open their front doors again, with fluffed up ‘welcome’ mats, in the anticipation of the long-forgotten visitor (and for the superstitious among you-anyone but the red head, as the first footer); I’m running to the door (not to throw arms around non-tactile, unsuspecting postman) but to quick slam it shut! […]
Google has answered many historical fact squabbles in our house, but there’s somethings in life, google can’t solve: that being, an engaging experience. Exploring the west coast of the peninsula with Inishowen Tourism not only drew attention to the abundance of local heritage sites but embededd memories of ‘feast for the eyes’ scenery and enriched […]
Where’s best to sell you’re product. Online/fairs and events/high street (or rather “bespoke” street.) The answer depends on your individual lifestyle. In an ideal world we don’t put all our eggs in 1 basket…but do we have to stretch ourselves thin…isn’t one of the reasons we chose this path, is to balance work/play. So I […]
Whooo (no this isn’t a scary ghost noise) it’s the reaction your gift receiver will have when they’re given Peninsula Pottery in its new packaging. Bespoke, luxury, laminated bags, differently sized to fit your present snugly. Lots of gift ideas for the upcoming festive season. For Tea and Coffee Enthusiasts: Cup & Saucer, or expresso […]
Delighted to be in Donegal Women In Business Site. Here is the extract below. Lorraine O’Carroll – Turning local landscapes, into unique homeware. From ancient dolmens to the coastline’s iconic lighthouses and our lands imposing historical architecture, the potter embodies these on wares thrown on the wheel. She also encompasses the symbolic circle, which in […]
Thanks for all the encouragement and support. Loved the Clonmany craft fair yesterday …hope you all enjoy yer cuppa’s this morning! Will get more photo’s up soon…. summer hols have been hectic!!