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Ghost on the wheel

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I regularly receive comments about pottery classes and the Ghost movie

(and today Peter Bell on ABC radio 720 has just put petrol on that fire)

Why are my Perth Pottery and Sculpture classes are “Ghost Free”.

Over the years I have learnt to turn off my mobile whenever Ghost is on the TV, due to a surprising number of calls from young, and not so young, drunk males who think a bit of clay and a wheel will solve their relationship problems.
I’m not a wowser, and have many couples as past and current students, plus a few students have had babies after starting the classes, even an engagement and at least a couple of weddings.
What is forgotten is that the ghost scene happened in a private home.
When the ghost play came to Perth, I received calls from theatres wanting potters wheels, actor tutoring in throw and at least one interviewer wanting to run the ghost angle in an article about my classes.
I did try and get an other potters studio to run Friday night pottery date night class (as hap…

WA artists' response overwhelmingly

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WA artists' response has been overwhelmingly*.

 So encouraging, that I have to share.


It's keeping me going ...


Thank you so much!



Your verbatim comments so far* with identifying detail removed:

thanks Graham, what a great idea. So typical of you to be thinking broadly about, and offering, support for WA artists. Good on you, and all the best for the exhibition.

Hi Graham What a generous initiative and best of luck to you. Here is my website address. Feel free to use it on a flute. Thanks for the opportunity.

This sounds like a fun project and I look forward to seeing the video.

Hi Graham! Congrats on the opportunity to show at the Venice Biennale! My website is: Good luck with it all.

Great Idea Graham and thanks for spreading me around ! My website details are;

Hi Graham What a generous initiative and best of luck to you. Here is my website address. Feel free to use it on a flute. Thanks for the opportunity.

Thank you for creating this brilliant opportunity, and for supporting all artist.…