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Three biot’s destined for Canada and a Greek Jar for The Potter’s Wife.  Off to Darfield today to collect more clay & our new puppy Napoleon.The French Potter after The Spit to  Manly walk with his wife.  Enjoying an early supper at Hugo’s before heading home relaxed and inspired.Taking shape....at 8am this spring morning the atelier nestled amongst the olive trees.Figs, Dogwoods, Rosemary, Lambs ear, White lavender and ......quite frankly more than I can recall ordering.  All ready for planting. Thankfully Bob back from holiday and I have a week “off”.Pot 3 in our new atelier.... The kiln has been delivered and is currently being unwrapped .Entrance door installed. Now the fun part can start for The French Potters wife - landscaping.Production continues with pot number two now off the wheel. Decor next. Then 2-3 months of drying. Plenty of time to get the kiln perfectly calibrated.The day has arrived ....the first pot is under construction. (On the Bentley of wheels.) Doesn’t someone look rapt....Anduze pot with Bacchus decor safely arrived and ensconced in its new Auckland home.View from the new bike track along the lake looking up to the Pisa Range. Yannick’s wheel arrives tomorrow so this week we hope to commence work on our first NZ Made pot(s). Week after the kiln ought to arrive..... It has been a long haul but it appears to finally be coming together 👏We are making progress with the atelier - just the window/door to be installed before the landscaping can be completed. Yannick’s equipment arriving in drips & drabs.1m Antica biot happily nestled into its new home....The first delivery of clay arrived last night .... Amongst the first of Yannick’s orders is a Greek jar in Antica blue - the colour of this Anduze coupe. I love it .Progress continues - atelier cladded, installation of tanks completed, construction of stone walls commenced, Sebastian’s toiling away on the plywood framing and our avenue of poplars is coming down - in preparation for the plane trees.How’s this view from our front door on a winter morning .... With a 50cm Antica Gris photofore in the foreground.The sun setting on the snow capped Saint Bathan’s Range - this photo doesn’t really do our favourite view justice. So come and see for yourself - ought to be available for next 2, perhaps 3, months.A good week. Cladding progress. Kiln loaded in Spain and departs Wednesday. The potters wheel commenced  construction and 1.5km of rope on its way from Australia.....The French Potter’s Atelier is ready for the cladding and the urchins are enjoying the new road.
	As pottery production moves south so does the administration of Instagram. A heartfelt thanks to Rachel Porteous for doing such an outstanding job establishing this Instagram account. We certainly couldn’t have done it ourselves - Yannick & Philippa 😘😘.A red photophore adding a pop of colour to a Kapiti beach cottage! 
	We are making a few administrative changes to the Instagram account, so please bear with us and thank you all so much for your support ❤️.
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	#frenchpottery #frenchinspiration #urns #gardensculpture #jardin #biots #anduzepots #beautiful #authentic #handmade #photofores #lanterns #cups #bluelagoon #antica #anticagris #hermes #orange #red #celadon #white #louisxvi #garland #faune #fabulous #garden #grapevines #autumn #kapiti #domainerewaAutumn amongst the pots at Domaine Rewa.... ..we have already filled up bags and bags of plane tree leaves from 8 trees.  Beginning to wonder if planting another 150 along the drive in August such a sensible idea 🍁 .
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	#frenchpottery #frenchinspiration #urns #gardensculpture #jardin #biots #anduzepots #beautiful #authentic #handmade #photofores #lanterns #cups #bluelagoon #antica #anticagris #hermes #orange #red #celadon #white #louisxvi #garland #faune #fabulous #garden #grapevines #autumn #planetrees #domainerewa