Hello, my name is William Pickup

I live on Sydneys' Northern Beaches, where I enjoy and running, swimming, and slowly making things in my workshop.

What am I doing now?

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Recent Posts

A Lucky Find

Reading John Connell’s “The Running Book” with its evocative portrayal of the Irish landscape prompted me to dig out this catalogue of black & white phot...

Sydney Ceramics Galleries

There are some excellent galleries in Sydney that focus on displaying the work of local artists and providing exhibition space.

Inhabit Movie

Back in 2013 a couple of filmmakers bravely took on the risk of making a high quality movie about the Permaculture movement in North America. Once they had s...

Ceramic Destinations in Tokyo

The most popular post on Slowlane has been Ceramics Destinations in Kyoto, this post seeks to provide the same information for a Tokyo visitor.