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surfing with helen bates - october 13, 2006 - usa, mexico, uk

updated sun 15 oct 06


Helen Bates on fri 13 oct 06

Surfing with Helen Bates - October 13, 2006 - USA, Mexico, UK

Greetings from the "Web Sleuth"...

"Taking the poison out of pottery"
(Santa Fe de la Laguna, Michoac=E1n, Mexico)
(As part of a health project designed by the Appropriate Rural=20
Technology Interdisciplinary Group (GIRA), the TRIO program is training=20
potters to reduce lead exposure among potters and their children, to=20
promote workshop safety, to limit smoke in the workshop and particle=20
emissions into the environment, and to manage waste disposal.)

Jay Emery (Dingley Dell)(Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, UK)
(Commercial, but fun) (Bushman Burners are like the Mexican Chimenea but=20
much changed to work in the English climate which can be cool and damp,=20
not to mention cold and snowy. The subsidiary Big Pot Company was=20
developed to fulfilled a requirement for earthy, robust, and rugged=20
architectural garden pots.)

The McCanless family (Dover Pottery) (Seagrove, NC, USA)
(Website promoting a documentary video on a pottery family, including a=20
pottery video sample with a pleasant selection of celtic music)
Al McCanless on the Chatham Studio Tour) (Pittsboro, NC, USA)
(Al McCanless's Music website:
("Traditional Irish music from North Carolina")

Walter Keeler (Penallt, Monmouth, Gwent, Wales, UK)

Whoooo-ooh! Enjoy,

(Chilly here, but at least not as much snow as South of us!!!)

Helen Bates
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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