Owned and ran York Pottery 1978-80 Heslington Road, York Stoneware, electric fired kiln
Permanently leased a Norman turret on York city walls from York city council for sales of domestic pottery
Graduated in Chemistry. York University (with Philosophy) 1978 Supervisor Prof. John Lindsay-Smith
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Art (mainly ceramics) & Chemistry) 1979 (Distinction)
Gained place at Royal College of Art – MDes(RCA) in ceramic glazes under David Hamilton and Eduardo Paolozzi. Previously completed a study at York chemistry dept ‘Laser Raman spectroscopic analysis of ceramic glazes’.
York Pottery & gallery on city walls 1978
Pic: In the backyard of York Pottery. Dorothy Tanner (girlfriend) Mark Whittaker (lodger) Jo Teverson (mother) & cats
Concrete kickwheel I made at Thornhill Farm 1975
Chemistry single subject BA, 1973-75 (then 2 years running Thornhill Farm cf.) final year 1978. PGCE Art & chemistry 1979. Philosophy single subject (running parallel to Chemistry single subject) leading to Master of Humanities degree commenced 1974.
January 2014 Currently applying to Oxford, the LSE and UCL for a masters in Philosophy of Physics. I intend to use this to complement my MSc in astrophysics to gain a doctorate in Philosophy of Cosmology.