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Nouveau riches

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Andrea Hargreaves

24 August 2010

On impulse I bought a piece of stained glass the other day comprising a depiction of the Seven Sisters seen fron the water at Cuckmere Haven in East Sussex. The artist, Ruth Fisher, glazed the sea in a light royal blue swirled with fragmented white and the image as a whole is of circles and curves w ...

Show time

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Andrea Hargreaves

19 August 2010

It seems only a few short years ago that exhibitions where makers could display their furniture were few and far between, with the highlight of a typical year"s slender pickings being Celebration of Craftsmanship & Design in Cheltenham, currently on until 23 August. Now that is still a magni ...

Cuppa anyone?

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Derek Jones

12 August 2010

Just at random this afternoon I picked up a couple of old copies of F&C one each from 2005,6 and 7. Apart from the size and front cover they’re quite similar to the magazine that we put together now. The format is largely the same and in some instances the same contributors are still happily beaveri ...

Wanted. Larger in-tray

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Derek Jones

6 August 2010

You don’t get much these days for free that’s worth having. And as much as I love the holiday season time off comes at a price. I’m quite good at turning my phone off, or as was the case more recently leaving it behind altogether, but as sure as eggs is eggs you’re going to pay for it sooner or late ...

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