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Tilted Clay Pot Garden

We had a rare bit of sun today, so I sped outside and cleared pots and beds in preparation for planting. After cleaning up some perennials and amending the soil in the raised bed, I planted some early red potatoes, … Continue reading

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Clay & Self-Sufficiency

I  was at a garden centre yesterday, one that I particularly enjoy: Brian Minter‘s Country Garden. You can find ordinary and rare or unusual plants there. I saw saffron crocuses being grown for the first time… He also sells about … Continue reading

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Pottery News Round-Up

Every week, I come across intriguing articles about ceramics and pottery, so I decided to collect and post current news each Friday. I’ll give you the headline/link, author (if listed), source, date published, and a brief summary. The featured articles … Continue reading

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Open Studio Report, 3-29

STUDIO: It felt so good to be back in the studio again after a week’s down time because of a sore throat. I missed my projects and the conviviality of my studio mates. At this point, I am officially behind … Continue reading

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Korean Tea Ceremony and Tea Bowls

About seven years ago, my friend Mi-Kyoung performed a Korean Tea Ceremony for me. The pottery she was using was beautiful, traditional, and we were at her brothers home near Vancouver. The author of several Korean cookbooks, she is used … Continue reading

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An invitation to subscribe to Jane Street Clayworks

It’s easy! Just click the button at the top right side of my blog or sign up with the RSS feed. You’ll receive notifications of new posts by email in summary form. There are many bells and whistles on the … Continue reading

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Drinking chocolate from bowls

The first time I drank chocolate out of a bowl was in Calgary during Spring Break 1989. My friends and I traveled up in a rented car. The population back then was 700,000 and to us it was the Big … Continue reading

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