But Spring is in the air
Hens are laying
I am planning to do a pit firing and a raku firing
while it is still cold over the next week or two.
So I have been throwing condiment bowls and small serving dishes
getting ready for a bisque.
We live in a bushy area that is bush fire prone.
So I get nervous about doing wood firings.
There are a lot of trees on our block
We moved here 15 years ago
and those trees have all been doing a good job of growing.
Sadly it has come to a point of choosing
which will stay and which will go.
This week we had a lilli pilli taken out and this old pear tree :(
The good side of it is that the garden now has light and space
and still lots of trees
My aim is to make a garden that my grandchildren can play in.
I am also trying to create a space that I can run classes in
and hopefully in the long run be able to do wood firings safely.
I now have a handsome pile of wood for my dream wood firing kiln.....
But in reality building it is still a bit down the track .....
but a dream is a good place to start.
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