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Walkabout in Istanbul

Tomorrow I conduct a “walkabout” of my exhibition “Ships and Dreams” currently showing at Arnavutkoy Gallery in Arnavutkoy, Istanbul. Where I come from it is fairly common practice to return to your exhibition after its opening, at a designated time … Continue reading

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Hibernating at home to update my portfolio. And so to write my biography. Or as my dear ceramicist friend Jane Young said this week ” acknowledge your heritage”. Like a painting there are many layers to this. My mother Lindsay … Continue reading

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Homer’s Boat (For Don Maclennan)

“Hello Shorty” is how Don used to greet me. Anyone who knows me will appreciate the humour. There was something infinitely consoling about knowing that there was Don out there in the world, someone I could picture in his study … Continue reading

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