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One of the fun-not-fun things I get to do every year, at the start of the year, is do my car cost calculations for the tax stuff. The car we have (which stands in the garage most of the time) … Continue reading

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  For the industry, which has a considerable interest in knowing if their products will stand the test of time (especially if stuff is intended for outdoor use), there are a variety of tests and testing apparatus available, from placing … Continue reading

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There’s been comments about the lightfastness test setup which, in most cases for hobby and smallscale professional dyers, consists of picking a south-facing window and sticking stuff in there for a given amount of time… which is very obviously not … Continue reading

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Bruce’s comment about the multi-spouted pot being maybe used as a lamp (thank you, Bruce!) was, it seems, not the first one. There’s a German article about special forms, though, that comes to the conclusion that these multi-spout pots generally … Continue reading

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Yesterday was a day for taking photos – because, well, the Newsletter for January was still to go out, and I actually had an exciting new thing for that one, which unfortunately had to be put into the shop before … Continue reading

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Since I’ve been talking about needing guinea pigs, I thought I might give you a little bit of background on the development of my workshops in general. I love giving workshops, or courses, or lessons, or whatever you want to … Continue reading

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I’ve wanted to try my hand at making video lessons for ages and ages now – and with the tablet weaving lightbulb finally going on in my head, it is finally time. So now there’s a little camera hanging out … Continue reading

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