Tag Archives: microscope

I bought a microwave egg poacher in 2002

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It has finally come in useful.

The week’s events have been insufficiently minute to describe, so I went looking for some smaller ones.  It’s not exactly the season for pond dipping and the water fleas aren’t as fat and frolicsome as summer ones, but still quite a good population.  Looking for small dishes for the microscope platform, the egg poacher fell victim and was scissored into convenient modules.  (Click a thumbnail for the gallery)

Once they had done their unwilling duty, I liberated the beasties back into their larger world.

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More for potters and the obsessively curious

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(and also rather pretty).  Click a thumbnail for the gallery.

This time we looked at the glazes on pots.  Tricky to get a focus and no reflections on curved surfaces.

For potters and the obsessively curious

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(Don’t say you weren’t warned.)

I have turned my Christmas present on a few (fired) clay bodies.  Click a thumbnail for the gallery.