Alan from Argyll Pottery

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Potter
Location Argyll, United Kingdom
Introduction I am a Potter/Ceramic artist working on the West Coast of Scotland using stoneware and porcelain clay, producing mainly hand thrown wood fired domestic pots with some more individual pieces. I have one full time and one part time member of staff we also employ a student in the summer when possible.We have been trading here in Barcaldine in this purpose built studio for some 20 years. More info' about us on website.
Interests Pottery, The Arts, Animals, Nature, Birds, Motorcycling, My Dogs, Hill walking, History, Photography, Design, Food, Drink, Fitness, Fun.
Favorite Movies Isaac Button Country Potter, Belleville Rendez-Vous, Train Spotting, Withnail and I, Le Mans, Dangerous Liaisons, La Double Vie De Veronique, Ronin, I Robot, TT Circuit Guide, Mask, North by Northwest, The Good The Bad and The Ugly, Ice Cold In Alex, No Limit, Mash, Edward Scissorhands, A Man For All Seasons, Hogfather, Rain Man, The Deer Hunter, Jaws, Spartacus, Ben Hur, Rome, Goldfinger, The Quiet American, Girl on a Motorcycle, Wild Orchid, Alien, Blade Runner, The Last Samurai, Sexy Beast, Get Carter, A Grand Day Out, Duel, Kingdom of Heaven, Monty Python and The Holy Grail, The Life of Brian, Batman Begins, The Lord of The Rings Trilogy, The Lion in Winter, Birthday Girl, The Witches of Eastwick, The Name of the Rose, Days of Thunder, Kelly's Heroes, Jack and Sarah, Shrek, Shrek 2, Cars, The Long Way Round, C'etait Un Rendezvous, Rob Roy, The Shining, The Last of the Mohicans, Etc Etc OK I like films.
Favorite Music Oh Come on it's too hard to choose just a few!, Moby, Mozart, REM, Blur, Stereophonics, Garbage, Hans Zimmer, Sade, The Smiths, OMD, Blondie, Slade, Wings, Queen, Billy Bragg, Alice Cooper, The Jam, The Prodigy, Joan Armatrading, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Chemical Brothers, Underworld, Kasabain, Bob Marley, Pink, The Cure, Massive Attack, Kings of Leon, Amy Winehouse, Coldplay, Elbow, Capercaillie, The Ceilidh Banditos, Puccini, The Who, T-Rex, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Etc OK I like most music as long as it's good but I'm not putting any more down or I'll not stop.
Favorite Books More or less anything by-, Terry Pratchett, Spike Milligan, Stephen King, Michael Palin, Jeremy Clarkson, Frank Frazetta, Philippe Druillet, Michael Cardew, Kiln Construction Joe Finch.

Never mind this Random Question thing, My Question is - Why's dyslexia so difficult to spell?