Approximately 20 days left. Already this brings a heaviness to my heart. My time away brings the awareness forward… While in the end I was in love with Taos, New Mexico I was happy to move on, break up. Iceland feels profound, like coming home. Like my first time visiting Taos. And while I enjoy Reykjavik,… Continue reading Gullkistan
THIS is a tricky topic. I have read many books that I could call a favourite. And, I am certain there are many I have yet to read or may never read, that would be considered favourites. One thing is for certain, I love to read. While some of my friends read a book or… Continue reading favourite book
Vatn means water. I split taxi faire with two artists also heading to Gullkistan. Turns out Gull means: gold. Kistan means chest. Chest of gold (think pirate treasure) is where I am staying and that is the name of one of the mountains near-by. Day 2 (Gullkistan): Everyone went to bed early last night. it… Continue reading Trip to Laugarvatn
2 words: Licorice cappuccinos It is SO BEAUTIFUL OUT TODAY!! on my way back to Sím this morning- I ventured out early to send postcards, grab a capp and check out yarn and fish skins (the fish skins are amazing, I will be purchasing some soon). Anyways, I’m heading down the hill and look… Continue reading Sjálfsmat
Good morning, evening, afternoon! This will be the last post written in Canada! Woo Hoo! I am on my way to Laugarvatn (LOYgarVOTn) tonight at 9pm EST. Still packing up final items, saying goodbye to various people and grabbing this and that from the nano-studio! Next update from Reykjavík! So, I will leave you with… Continue reading Fljúga!
Finally fired up the prototype Oven (Icelandic: Ofn) and everything was going smoothly… around 800f the kiln shelf cracked. Thankfully I had set it on a tripod configuration so everything remained stable. The pyrometer seemed to have difficulties at certain temps or staying on. Not sure what was up there- need to check the booklet that… Continue reading Raku ofn finally fired up!
55 backers pledged $5,695 to help bring this project to life! That said, I didn’t receive the full amount shown. Kickstarter takes a percentage plus, the credit card companies take a percentage, then there were banking issues.. you name it, obtaining this funding hasn’t been easy but it is no less appreciated! Massive gratitude for taking this campaign over the… Continue reading Kickstarter thank YOUs, Iceland & more