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A Spooky Month Full of Birthdays and Taureans

Hiya! I missed a couple posts this month but I have a good excuse I swear!  May seems to get crazier every year as more and more May babies (aside from myself) come into my life.  Essentially the past few weeks have been a non-stop birthday party for young, old and newly born.  Now that it's over, it's back to the wonderful grind of launching this studio!  The best part of the month was visiting the Grand Trunk Railway Tunnel (aka The Blue Ghost Tunnel) of St. Catharines with my lady; the lovely Lana Filippone (another Taurean) for her birthday (she's a brave one).   Some say this is one of, if not the most haunted spot in Canada thanks to...

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Throwback Tuesday: Pulling a Pony!

Hey There! Here a fun video from a few years ago when I was a Resident Artist at Harbourfront Centre here in Toronto.  I learned how to pull these traditional Venetian ponies back when I worked in Niagara Falls as an apprentice under Master Glassblower; Angelo Rossi.  Pulling a pony is seen by some as a bit of a rite-of-passage for a glassblower.  I wonder when Turnstyle Glassblowing Studio is up and running, if I'll still be able to do this!  Hopefully it's like riding a bike.  Enjoy!  Hey, it's my birthday today!   -Clayton

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