Much More Than Fat Lava… Amsterdam Exhibition 2011

This wasn’t a first in the world of West German Pottery, but the More than Fat Lava exhibition in Amsterdam certainly felt like it to me. I’ll let the pictures do the talking about the pottery – there were some fantastic pieces mixed in with, as has been pointed out elsewhere, more familiar glazes, forms…

The Ebay Blitz on West German Pottery!

Aidan has uploaded a massive amount of pots onto his Ebay account. If you’ve not done so already, go and check out some of the gorgeous pots he has for sale. Look for them here… There are more, including some lovely Roth and Scheurich pieces. But can I find the pictures for them within Aidan’s…

Help! Pottery has taken over my house!

In all their glory! Well, not quite all of them. Some bits and bobs were hiding behind me: The two square ceramic wall hangings (four in each set, sun designs, red and blue – to make it clear which ones I mean!) were found within an hour of each other and *cough, cough* both by…

Stuart @ Bygone Times: Fat Lava Galore!

On Tuesday, we set off from Aidan’s dad’s house in Barnsley to make the not inconsiderable trip up to Bygone Times near Chorley.  The reason for the visit was this: How amazing is that? And that’s not all of it… Not only was the stall itself absolutely amazing, but Stuart was lovely and imparted some…

Christmas (Retro) Gifts Continued…

Christmas Day was fantastic this year. Very quiet – just the two of us – consisting of present opening, Monopoly, a trip to the pub and X Files… We quickly realised that basically we could have either swapped presents or just kept the ones we gave each other; we would both have been happy with…

West German Pottery Collection

A few years ago, my boyfriend and I took our first ever trip to Hebden Bridge together.  It’s a lovely place and I highly recommend going there. Anyway, we visited a retro shop, which is sadly no longer around, that had shelves upon shelves filled with West German pottery.  At the time, we had no…