No more torch time for me until I buy new hoses. I could smell gas in the studio today and checked all the gas connections with soapy water - no leaks. Finally I inspected the gas hose and found a hole!!! Perhaps a bit of hot glass landed on the hose and burnt through - I don't know. I have had this set of hoses since 2005 so perhaps I'm due for a new set.
Another fabulous interview on Artscape last night. Viginia Trioli was speaking with the very luscious Gerry Hall. What a beautiful, warm and intelligent woman. Here's the link: