memento mori ...

Discussion in 'Herman's Genres' started by pdh, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    I bought this mixing bowl at the old Elizabeth David cookshop (Covent Garden) in the mid-1980s; it still has the price sticker on (£4.80) and managed to survive 25 years of moves and racketing about unscathed, before I chipped it in the sink a few years ago here. I slammed the cupboard door in which it is stored tonight and it cracked clean in two.
    Irreplaceable - I can't find another like it

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    damn by _loupe, on Flickr


    ... and yes, I do know my sink needs cleaning, thanks
     
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  2. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
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    Looks like a clean break. A good glue might do it.
     
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  3. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
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    Agreed and a competent restorer would make it invisible if it means that much to you....and I could understand why it would!
     
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  4. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    kun se on mennyt se on mennyt ...lähde kaikki kurjuus on liitteenä, kuten Buddha opetti
     
  5. HeatherTheVet

    HeatherTheVet SC All-Pro

    Apr 23, 2011
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    Somebody get the straitjacket - the overwhelming grief at the loss of a beloved bowl has finally made him lose it.
     
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  6. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    How dare you! Just practising my Suomi ...


    ... now, where did I put that ketamine?
     
  7. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
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    :drinks:

    Hey, Paul, I feel your pain... My sister used to be a potter and made some beautiful things.. Over the last, 35 years I've broken all but one of her pieces.

    Hope you can glue it!
     
  8. HeatherTheVet

    HeatherTheVet SC All-Pro

    Apr 23, 2011
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    Suomi - you've lost me. Ketamine I can do. Excellent knocker-outer of small bitey things! You have to make sure that they stay asleep past the pink elephants stage though or it all goes a bit wrong.

    For the great pottery disaster I recommend Araldite, I've stuck lots of heavy duty things back together with it.
     
  9. BBW

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    Jul 7, 2010
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    Any luck in fixing this up, Paul?
     
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  10. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    all things have their time, BB, and clearly it was this one's ... which is a roundabout way of saying, I shan't be making the effort ...
     
  11. BBW

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    Jul 7, 2010
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    Understood.
     
  12. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    having said that, a forum member has kindly offered to have a sniff around a particular kitchen shop to se if they're still available ... :smile:
     
  13. BBW

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