The old green shirt

It’s time has come. Today’s the day I stop putting off this decision. For some of us, getting rid of an object becomes exponentially harder with each passing year. Pretending it’s younger doesn’t help. It’s embedded in the psyche. It is Identity. This Bisley shirt was once a dark green corduroy. It started as aContinue reading “The old green shirt”

Disconnections

It’s been a long time between jigsaws. Well, only a couple of years, but it feels like a long time. Something was definitely missing. I could feel it. I would randomly search for a spot where I could permanently set up a board, and fail time and time again. There were too many other thingsContinue reading “Disconnections”

The artifice of random

I had this strange idea that simply splashing a bit of glaze around would create beautiful and intricate designs on my pottery pieces.┬áMy early attempts at glazing were very encouraging. I made a few small vases, thought about how different glazes might combine … what might happen if I rubbed back here … and scrappedContinue reading “The artifice of random”