Tag Archives: Canada

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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Pottery Travelogue: Southwest British Columbia

Our quest begins in British Columbia, the western-most province of Canada. Tomorrow, we will leave Metro Vancouver for points east, taking a highway that has the coolest name: Crowsnest. After leaving the Fraser Valley, we will ascend until we are … Continue reading

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Open Directory ceramics blogs: Commonwealth countries

While getting ready to add my blog to the Open Directory Project site, I started looking around and was thrilled to see that 38 ceramics blogs were listed. Most of the descriptions mention the blogger’s location, so, over time, I’m … Continue reading

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Color and Artistic Inspiration

As I do research for an article about creative blocks, artistic blocks, I keep coming across the word ‘inspiration.’ One of the many ways to work through a block is to do, see, or be around people or things that … Continue reading

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The History of Bricks: Canada

When I first considered this story, I was leaning toward a high-tech angle. I figured, why not…it seems like a perfect way to end a series. Talk about changes in materials for brick-making, changes in properties, for instance. I looked … Continue reading

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Spring 2011 Calendar of Events: Southwest/Northwest Can-Am

Note: This information was gleaned from the Ceramics Daily calendar. Please send me your listing if your event is not included; post the information in the comments section below…who, what, when, where, plus contact e-mail and website. Thank you. Art … Continue reading

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Breaking Dishes for Good Luck on New Year’s Eve

I saw something the other day about children in the Netherlands breaking dishes against neighbors’ houses on New Year’s Eve. I thought, what!? Reading further, I learned it was a custom that is meant to bring good luck to the … Continue reading

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