Tag Archives: humour

A new kettle

Oh dear – the aggravation of being a designer still has influence – needed a new kettle, went to John Lewis. Just want a kettle shaped recognisable kettle, but no – they come in all sorts of shapes and sizes … Continue reading

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Mr Potts gets Creative

Oh dear,oh dear! I’m not naming names but another member of the RWS, and an article in Elle Decoration has inspired Mr P. to get into papier-mache. I Googled ‘How to make P-M’ and running my eyes down the list … Continue reading

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Cooking / Eating / Painting

This week I am going to feature food – I like recipes that don’t take ages to prepare but also taste delicious. This is soup for lunch made from carrots,celery,celeriac and onion with the remains of last nights pea & … Continue reading

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Family Talent – the Extraordinary World of Winthrop

Where do these images come from? He had a perfectly normal childhood – born in the USA, immigrant to the UK, lived in a caravan, holidays to visit strange Bavarian friends who lived in a chalet in the Forest, camping … Continue reading

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An Important Christmas Tradition!

  Mrs Potts’ brother-in-law, Paul, demonstrating the art and science of setting the Christmas Pudding alight. This is a strange but vital ritual at Christmas. Perhaps it comes from Pagan times? Sterilising the possibly dodgy contents or letting everyone know … Continue reading

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Safe Arrival of Large Parcel!

Ha Ha! Large Parcel arrived safely – lovely client in USA very happy.

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