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Author: Kitty Parsons

In love with the sea, gifted with an almost superhuman ability to bring chaos into order. Mostly tired and often to be found hibernating through the winter on the sofa, and bobbing about in the ocean in summer.

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The Queer Choir Comes to Pembrokeshire.

A Queer choir? In Pembrokeshire? I must know more, so when Jali Armitage Hicks agreed to meet I was delighted. Jali tells me a little about their musical background. They grew up in St David’s, joining the cathedral choir at age 6, and becoming head chorister at 16. At 18 they left to study music, […]

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Handbags and Puffins.

A Potter’s Life. You know, writing for Pembrokeshire.online could be one of the best jobs in the world….well if you allow the lack of pay and expenses to be balanced by driving around beautiful Pembrokeshire and meeting lovely people. Who needs money anyway especially on a day like today  when the sun is out and […]

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MEETING RANGER TOM MOSES.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. I took the wrong direction when setting out to meet Tom. Fortunately it was only to the wrong café, and not on a windswept path in Wildest Pembrokeshire. I suppose if it had have been the latter it would still have been okay because Tom Moses is a Discovery Ranger for […]

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Compassionate Communities Come to Pembrokeshire.

On a glorious warm Pembrokeshire afternoon, I have the great pleasure of meeting with Luke Conlon to talk about Compassionate Communities, a concept very close to my heart. ‘A Compassionate Community is a whole community approach to End of Life Care, where issues of dying, death, loss and caring is all our business and we […]

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A Poem for You.

I WISH FOR YOU. In the darkest corner of your heart or soul where you have huddled for safety, I wish for you an offered friendship. Even if your heart has been broken into slivers so sharp you almost dare not move, I wish for you the courage to slip your hand into a warm […]

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UNTYING YOUR OWN KNOTS with DARREN GIBBS.

Darren Gibbs is the only fully certified Clinical Somatic Educator (C.C.S.E.) in Wales and one of only a handful in the UK. Drawn initially to St Davids with his partner Sam over fifteen years ago, he wanted the spaciousness, the beauty and the surfing! Darren had been a yoga teacher for many years but over […]

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DOING OUR BIT FOR DEMENTIA.

Dementia Action week is with us again from 20-26 May ( 2019). Dementia is caused by a number of diseases that affect the brain. The different types of dementia will have different effects at different rates. What people often don’t realise is that how a person is affected will be influenced by the support they […]

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Brynberian Community Hall

Latest News from Brynberian.

The village hall in Brynberian began life in 1878 as a school. When it closed in 1972 with only 12 pupils, the community stepped in, and with the aid of a small council grant, a lot of fundraising and donations from past pupils, bought the building for £11,250. Since then, what has been the community […]

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The Farmer's Arms, Mathry

Mathry’s Farmers Arms Gets New Landlords.

Mathry sits on a hill about six miles from Fishguard off the A487 between Fishguard and Saint Davids. There has been a settlement here since the iron age and the village is very popular with visitors to Pembrokeshire. Mathry has one pub, The Farmers Arms which has just been taken over by Anna and Mike […]

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Chris Crane: Inspired by Nature.

Chris Crane spent his early childhood years playing in and around the river Kendal in the Lake District. He attributes being immersed in the natural world in his formative years to the love of nature that inspires his work now. Always creative, he attended the Lancaster School of Art and went on the obtain a […]

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