Jason Shackleton is a famous local potter and we are very lucky to have a small collection of his at Leslie and Baggott. He was born in 1956. He studied under Bernie Forrester and Colin Kellam at Dartington. He was apprentice to Mary Wandrausch and moved to Scotland – Dunscore, by Dumfries – in 1979. more ….
Now that Spring has arrived (hopefully not temporarily)… why not pop in to Leslie and Baggott for coffee or tea, with a scone or slice of cake? Who knows, you may just be able to sit on the terrace and gaze at the lake (we have seen a kingfisher, nuthatches, long tail tits, more ….
In a stunningly stylish 16th-century tower house, Isle Tower, just outside Dumfries, is a collection of antique furniture, silver, paintings, decorative objets, pretty little knick-knacks, bronzes, lamps and all sorts of other gorgeous adornments for any sort of interior. It’s enough to dazzle any potential shopper. Or decorator. Or passer-by. Read the the whole article, more ….