Monthly Archives: January 2015

CHINA: SHANGHAI MUSEUM – POTTER’S WHEELS

I posted on the Shanghai Museum’s displays a while ago, talking about the reconstructions of pottery kiln’s. The ceramics galleries include three large partial reconstructions of kilns including a Dragon kiln and a Mantou kiln (see my earlier posts on them – Dragon Kiln … Continue reading

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Robin Day Steam Engine Seats. London New Year’s Parade

The London New Year’s Day Parade snaked around Piccadilly, Pall Mall and Whitehall yesterday, an exotic mix of old fashioned floats from the London Boroughs, vintage vehicles and American high school marching bands – plus donkeys, clowns, Pearly Kings and Queens… A … Continue reading

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