I don't know how I missed this thread - I collect Phil Atrill! (well, I've got 5 pieces, M won't let me have any more - they're sort of big....)
He trained with Bob Crookes, but I've never had the pleasure of meeting him.
His work is often for sale in the Strathearn Gallery in Crieff.
And don't fret, Michelle - you're not the only one who turns into a glaked teenybopper when you meet a glassmaker - I do goldfish impersonations too. :thup: