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Catching up with old friends

Catching up with old friends

Back in the day (early 80s 😱) I was a riding instructor and worked at Holmesfield Equestrian Centre near Sheffield. It was great fun and there was a lovely bunch of people working there. We all lived in too😉 and had so many laughs. After a while I moved on to take...
Lignum Vitae ‘Petrosphere’

Lignum Vitae ‘Petrosphere’

Michael has made ‘Petrospheres’ from Lignum Vitae before, but this one is inspired by the Towie ball. This beautiful carved stone ball was found in Aberdeenshire. People have long wondered about what it was and how it was used, but it had clearly been a...
Range inspired by fishing floats

Range inspired by fishing floats

Michael turned a range of pieces inspired by fishing floats some of which he had used as a commercial fisherman and others he used to collect off the beach as a boy. The initial range were made back over the winter of 21/22. See previous blog These were very well...
Website Revamp

Website Revamp

We have been thinking about updating the website for a while and we can now announce that it is done and launched. We had a lot of input but it was done professionally with some excellent input and advice. We hope it looks fresh and is user friendly. As part of the...
A small make-over to the gallery

A small make-over to the gallery

With Easter around the corner we have just finished a few changes to our gallery. We commissioned a counter which looks great and is just right for dealing with all the business side and making coffees. (All the important stuff.????????) We sent the original furniture...
The Ba returns after a two year break

The Ba returns after a two year break

Yesterday we saw the return of The Ba to Orkney. This game is played on Christmas Day and New Years Day and is between the Uppies and the Doonies. Now I haven’t got my days wrong, although easily done at this time of the year. As Christmas Day and New Years Day...