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Sculpt the World

Sculpt the World.

With Jon Foreman. I was fortunate, recently, to spend an hour with Jon Foreman, Land Artist. We talked about his life and work and I thought you might like to share in our conversation. Tell me about your background, Jon? I’ve lived in Pembrokeshire since the age of about 7. I went to school in […]

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Louise Burdett painting

Louise Burdett: Dreamscapes Exhibition

DREAMSCAPES – Louise Burdett Vivid Abstract Expressionism ‘pings’ off the wall in Pembroke Dock Pembroke Dock’s beloved Cwtch Coffee Shop & Art Gallery is playing host to an exciting exhibition of new works by Lawrenny artist Louise Burdett.  The exhibition named Dreamscapes, contains 27 paintings of vivid abstract expressionism full of energy, light and colour. […]

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Friends plaque

On Friendship.

Don’t let the fire go out. A friend has just sent me a quote she found on Twitter, and it made me laugh for it’s simplicity.   “Friendship is so weird…you just pick a human, you’ve met and you’re like, ” Yep, I like this one”  and you do stuff with them.” Then coincidentally, a […]

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humming birds

Humming Birds from Marc Mordey

Another lovely poem from Marc Mordey, temporarily home from his travels. Enjoy !   HUMMINGBIRDS The hummingbirds are back And all is well They flew across the Atlantic with us Years ago They’d sprung from besides the Grand Canyon They saw us through Bryce, Zion, Salt Lake City Snow Sunshine They didn’t know They travelled […]

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St Govan's cove

Legends of Wales : Saint Govan.

Wales is rich in legends, and we have our fair share of saints. I have imagined here, in this prose /poem  the tale of Saint  Govan, who might have been the knight Gawain, or a beggar, or a thief ,in his life prior to his arriving in the place where his chapel is a place […]

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nature-conservation

Briony Greenhill: Singing with All of You.

I just missed Briony Greenhill’s  last workshop in Pembrokeshire . I have always found pleasure in just playing with the voice…improvising with sound…so when I found out that Briony has arranged a workshop in June of this year in Nevern, I had to find out more about her….and there is so much more to the […]

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lots of doors

Clarbeston Road Players take on Diplomatic Relations.

  The first thing that impresses me about the Clarbeston Road Players is they love a challenge. When I heard that they were taking on Diplomatic Relations by Geoff Bamber, a fast paced farce, I knew I had to see for myself. I wasn’t disappointed and neither were the rest of the audience, who laughed […]

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Newcastle Emlyn castle

Newcastle Emlyn.

Castell Newydd Emlyn. Although Newcastle Emlyn is not actually in Pembrokeshire, but straddles the border of Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, it is close enough to be well worth a visit. Built on two sides of the River Teifi, one side is Newcastle Emlyn and the other side is called Adpar. Primarily Welsh-speaking , this busy market […]

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Love Art

Art in Aluminium:Liquid Love.

Hot Slag Foundry. Exploring molten metal as a free-from process may be an art form you are not familiar with, but it is happening in Pembrokeshire right now. Working in her Pembroke Dock mini foundry, Dawny transforms salvage and recycled aluminium into abstract and figurative art. Always fascinated by liquid dripping, Dawny started her Fine […]

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Friends plaque

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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