“The first line I titled was named after Aether. I find the subject of Aether fascinating as it explores the unseen powers of the world which create a web of interconnection between all things. This draws from Carl Sagan’s poem (an American Astro-scientist & Philosopher)– ‘the universe is all that is, or ever was or ever will be…we are made of star stuff’. Itso poetically and succinctly defines how we should see our relationship with the universe. “

“The contextual properties of clay, my memory of volcanic soil, the memory of wattle, embedded principals avoiding decorative temptations are part of the Aether line. “

“Makers are more accountable to what they are producing and placing into the world, in which integrity has become paramount.” 

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THE UNIVERSE IS ALL THAT IS, OR EVER WAS, OR EVER WILL BE. OUR CONTEMPLATIONS OF THE COSMOS STIR US. THERE'S A TINGLING IN THE SPINE, A CATCH IN THE VOICE, A FAINT SENSATION AS IF A DISTANT MEMORY OF FALLING FROM A GREAT HEIGHT. WE KNOW WE ARE APPROACHING THE GRANDEST OF MYSTERIES. THE COSMOS IS WITHIN US. WE ARE MADE OF STAR STUFF - CARL SAGAN THE UNIVERSE IS ALL THAT IS, OR EVER WAS, OR EVER WILL BE. OUR CONTEMPLATIONS OF THE COSMOS STIR US. THERE'S A TINGLING IN THE SPINE, A CATCH IN THE VOICE, A FAINT SENSATION AS IF A DISTANT MEMORY OF FALLING FROM A GREAT HEIGHT. WE KNOW WE ARE APPROACHING THE GRANDEST OF MYSTERIES. THE COSMOS IS WITHIN US. WE ARE MADE OF STAR STUFF - CARL SAGAN