I’ve got responsibility for kiln firing some pieces created by students on a course. After six weeks’ drying, their ceramic relief plaques will need to be placed inside our kiln and the programme set to heat them up at 25ºC/hr for a over day, eventually reaching over 1000ºC until soaking for five hours and cooling.
Luckily, as the baby boomers have aged, it does seem that we have more ‘glamorous grannies’ – a term, incidentally, which I wish were outlawed, along with all the other ‘old git’ types of humour that abound today (just look at the birthday cards section of any card shop). Luckily, the discrimination that we suffer
If you are ever allowed out to meet new people, and occasionally I am, you nay be familiar with one of the most common ice-breakers used in conversation between two people in western society. I have recently been looking into this, trying to ascertain whether it reflects a preoccupation with status or role and if
At Higham, our curriculum is developed to satisfy people, not politicians, but there are deeper reasons as well: TWENTIETH CENTURY FRENCH THINKERS – We can be more sure of our own convictions if we consider the reasoning others have done beforehand, and our Gallic cousins seem to have had more of an influence than we