A few weeks ago I posted a recommended read Michael Cardew The Last Sane Man. I did the same on FB and it has stirred some lively conversation. Dick Aerni a potter I respect as one who has walked the walk commented on Cardew being a conflicted man. A comment to which I agree.
he quotes him as saying "Are you a craftsman or
not? Answer yes or no" and then says 'This is the quintessential man,
interrogative, animated, cussed. A man whose life comes down in the end
to his passion for pots: pots to hold and use,pots at the center of