Mashiko Pottery – honest, simple, lovely

Mashiko Pottery

It’s no secret that Yannick and I are fans of Mashiko Pottery, so when I heard that they were going to be showing at the Earl’s Court Craft/Home/Top Drawer exhibition I emailed him right away and we both got very excited. I wrote about some of the other stalls we visited in my last post, but Mashiko deserves a post all of its own. Continue reading

Earl’s Court hosts Craft, Home and Top Drawer

Earl's Court Craft/Home/Top Drawer

Ever since Boris approved the plans to demolish Earl’s Court and build a residential and retail estate in its place, I’ve been expecting it to sink into decay and oblivion, if not vanish altogether. But no, it’s still there, hale and hearty and actually in much better nick than I expected. Maybe that’s because the set of three exhibitions Yannick and I went to see were, as one of the titles said, top drawer, or maybe the exhibition centre is refusing to go quietly. Either way, we were impressed. Continue reading