Big Pot, Little Pot: Ruscha West German Pottery

This is slightly different from the usual ‘Big Pot, Little Pot’ post as both of the sizes are fairly tiny: Three of these Ruscha pots came from the last Germany trip; the little blue one was found in a charity shop in Stafford. Just goes to show that you can still find them for a…

Glazes Galore… It’s the Scheurich 414

I’m very pleased with my latest Scheurich 414. So much so, that I wanted to take some pictures showing off all 28 versions of the pot I now have: In the grand scheme of things, it’s not really that many. Scheurich were one of the most prolific of the West German Pottery manufacturers, creating hundreds…

“You Can Go Your Own Waaaay…” – the Roadtrip Soundtrack

Our lovely Ford KA, Tina, has only got a tape deck. For some strange reason, she won’t play the tape-to-mp3 converter tapes, so we are limited to the radio and old-fashioned C-90s. This isn’t normally a problem within our home town and country, as we can usually get XFM whereever we’re normally travelling. However, shall…

Tina’s Potty Pottery Roadtrip…

Early yesterday morning, we arrived back from our latest German adventure with Tina (the KA) full to the brim. Another fantastic trip and yet more fantastic, retro goodies. We left on Friday evening, driving down to Dover to get the 2am ferry to Dunkirk. Aidan always does the driving (as I can’t) so we have…