Category Archives: Home and Garden

Farewell WordPress.com and thank you, thank you!

The switch to janestreetclayworks.com has taken place and I’m happy to say it looks beautiful and the same (give me a few days to catch everything up!). WordPress Happiness Engineers did a lovely job! Throughout the day, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Low-key plans over Canadian Thanksgiving

This week I moved forward, I’m happy to say! Jane Street Clayworks is now an approved business name. In addition, the business is now registered in B.C. and my license is being processed. That’s the good news and it is … Continue reading

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Auntie Del’s Czech porcelain soup tureen

My great-aunt was an elfin creature and most probably fey, like my mom. She had a tinkling laugh that went up and down the scale. Our family is fond of our Irish heritage and Auntie Del and her sister Dorie, … Continue reading

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Open Studio Report

First unpromising, the day turned out beautifully. I hustled on down to the studio a little after 10 a.m. and began working on tiles. It was laborious work and I seemed to be getting nowhere. If I had not been … Continue reading

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Studio space to call my own

The Hindus call it Anāhata, अनाहत in Sanskrit: the Heart Chakra. It creates a very warm feeling when something produces a profound sense of joy. I am experiencing that warmth now because of something new in my life. Something that … Continue reading

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Germany’s Golem Architectural Ceramics

Do you need enormous bricks to replace broken ones in your castle? How about tiles for a pyramid? Golem can make them for you! This German pottery is amazing and I am so glad I learned about it. The setting … Continue reading

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Open Studio Report

It was the perfect Autumn day…the sun warm on our shoulders, a hint of change on the trees. I left for the studio just before ten. Mark had cut up plasterboard lengths for me and they were stacked in the … Continue reading

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