Young potter proud of his painted creation

We received a lovely book this Christmas – ‘A poem for every day’ edited by Allie Esiri.

365 poems, ancient, traditional and contemporary prose designed to start the day on a contemplative and inspiring note. Sarah and myself are pleased to report we have managed to ‘keep up’ and the readings have become an important part of our morning tea drinking ritual.

This poem by Jan Dean is particularly poignant for those wishing to work with clay! More literally for customers who struggle with the concept of painting their freshly thrown pot:

Colouring in poem by Jan Dean