It’s been a little over a month since I’ve arrived back in Singapore from Berlin and I’m amazed at how time has flown by. After spending close to 3 years in Berlin learning and practising Ceramics, I’ve had the opportunity to learn at a few different studios and gain some knowledge of the resources available […]


July 24, 2020

Berlin (and Beyond): Resources for learning ceramics

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As I was traveling, the path seemed incredibly circuitous, but I see now that it was the straightest course I could follow.” – Loori, John Daido (Author of The Zen of Creativity)  How often do we wish to walk the straightest course from the start to finish to accomplish our goals in life? The words […]

learning, musings

July 8, 2020

a narrow mountain path with ninety-three curves

I look back at my time in Japan learning ceramics at Kitagama Kasen (喜多窯 霞仙)pottery studio with incredibly fond memories. It’s hard to believe that 2 years have past since I spent about 6 weeks there, learning wheel-throwing from Kato Hiroshige-Sensei (a 12th Generation Pottery Master) and his apprentice, Megumi, alongside other students from different countries […]

learning, travels

May 5, 2020

where nature and clay collide

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