1. Two pots have glazed brilliantly – one neatly and the other playfully.

1b. Chatting about an obscure band with someone twice my age.

1c. I decide to finish off the rim with a touch of white. I hope it’ll look good when it comes out of the kiln because it looks ace now.

1d. I don’t particularly like any of the colours I’ve made but I like the satin base – I’ll use that again.

2. Squirrels scatter as we approach the squeeze stile.

3. I mention the ISS is passing over and pop outside to see it – when I point it out so they can look at it through the window, they all join me on the patio instead.

3b. A good game grows in length as we all improve – and a lucky throw wins it for me.