2018               You can take Orientalia out of the Orient, but you can’t take the Orient out of Orientalia. Conference paper for IAC international congress. Yingge Museum, Taiwan.

2017               Heritage and Diversity: Catalogue essay for selected exhibition of  European and Korean Ceramics. (joint curator with Professor Boo-Yun Lee), Hanyang University museum and art gallery, Seoul, South Korea.

2017       Leaving traces. Makers Review article on Gwen Heeney.      Craft ResearchVolume 8 Number 2 © 2017 Intellect Ltd.

doi: 10.1386/crre.8.2.285_7

2017               The creative potential of the Post-Industrial Landscape. Chapter in peer-reviewed book of conference                                      essays: Material Memory: The Post-Industrial Landscape as                         Site for Creative Practice (ed. Heeney, G.)
 ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-9937-6.

2016               Catalogue essay for Black-Firing conference at Mark Rothko art  centre, Daugavpils, Latvia. Published in Latvia International Ceramics Biennale catalogue, 2016 pp236-7.

2016                A search for a language of Ceramics to express mislaid (Jewish) Identity. Published in Latvia International Ceramics Biennale  catalogue, pp246-251.

2016                A semiotics of Firing. Presented at the Black-Firing conference at Mark Rothko art centre, Daugavpils, Latvia.

2016                  Porcelain Reflections: International Selected exhibition. Catalogue essay.

2016                  PhD awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University: An exploration of Embodied Narrative in Ceramic Vessels.

Thesis available at:

2013                   Embodied Narrative –a critical tool to develop a Sustainable Ethical Practice.  Making Futures, Plymouth University Making Futures Journal Vol 3 ISSN 2042-1664

2013                   Sutton Taylor catalogue essay for Oxford Ceramics / Ashmolean Museum.

2013                   Breaking through illusions, [article on anagama firing in Estonia and Sergei Isupov].  Ceramics Art and Perception. 2013. No.91. pp 92-96.

2011                  The Head is thinking the body – Edith Garcia, Ceramics Art and Perception. 2011, No.85. pp60-64.

2011                  A Decline in Standards – a critical discussion of the contributions of Bernard Leach and Marcel Duchamp to contemporary ceramics. NCECA Journal vol.32, Tampa, Florida, USA., 2011, ISSN:0739-1544, Oct. 2010.

2011                  Un grand Chagrin – Marion Devillers, a discussion of curating, exhibition-design and installation in ceramics. Ceramics Art and Perception. 2011. No.83. pp 35-39

2010                  The Concept of Permanence in the Crafts and its contribution to a sustainable future.  From conference: Making Futures. Vol 1 ISSN 2042-1664 323

2010                  Catalogue essay for: 10th. Anniversary exhibition of anagama-fired ceramics, Tallinn, Estonia.

2010-              Intersecting Disciplines. In Ceramics Art and Perception

p. 74-78. Discussion of the place of education in the context of contemporary ceramics expression. Vol. 81.

ISSN: 1035-1841

2009              Fu-Le International. Ceramic Review, issue 236.  p.14

2007                Richard Hirsch, Ceramic Review, issue 236, p14

Jan. Theories of Display and Installation. In the proceedings of NCECA. (Erie, Colorado, USA. Journal XXVIII p59 ISSN:0739-1544)

Oct.                Introduction to Searching for Beauty, by Richard Jacobs. (Kestrel Books, 2007. ISBN: 0-9548840-6-X

2007                Firing – Philosophies within contemporary ceramic practice. Publication of the book: (Crowood Press 2007). ISBN: 9 7818611 269355

2007                 Synchronicity and the Crafts. at New Crafts Future Voices, Conference on the Crafts. 5000-word paper in the conference proceedings. ISBN: 1 899837 55 8

2007                 Fragile Ecologies. Article in Ceramics Art and Perception Technical. Jan 2007. pp. 70-74

2006                The Romance of Celadon. Ceramic Review. issue 222. pp. 38-41

        A Metaphysic of Flame. Neue Keramik. 3/06. pp38-9

2005               Dear Mr. Leach. Review of the book of the same title by Sebastian Blackie. Ceramics Art and Perception Technical.

2004                Clay Modern Gulgong 2004. Ceramics: Art and Perception58. pp97-103

2001                Harmony of Earth, Water and Fire. (Two Chapters on the philosophy of Raku.) Publishers: Biseul arts Centre, Korea

2000               Raku, Investigations into Fire, Catalogue essay for Raku and Low Fire Exhibition, Rufford Craft Centre.

1999 Raku – Investigations into Fire. Publication of book of 50,000 words and 200 images. ISBN: 1-86126-139-x.

1999 Connections exhibition: co-curator and author of catalogue essay, Rufford Ceramic Centre, Nottingham, UK

                   Emma Rodgers, Catalogue Essay for Exhibition, Rufford Craft Centre.

1998               Essay on Raku, the Ceramics Website at Rufford Craft Centre.

1997               Exhibition review of Sue Halls at the Oxford Gallery. Ceramic Review165. p44

1996              Ticket to Tokyo, Ceramics Monthly, Apr. 96, pp.24-28

The Ceramics of Bruce Anderson, Ceramic Review, May 96, pp.26-28.

1995               Visiting the Kiln of Kanjiro Kawai with Yasuo Hayashi, Ceramics Art and Perception, 20, pp.50-52.

1993               Tea and its Vessels, Ceramic Review, 140, pp.36-39.

1992               A Finnish Diet, Ceramic Review, 133, pp.11-13.