Ieuan Morris with 2019 update.
I am privileged to be the lead person of the Photography team of Pembrokeshire Online Community Interest Company, and readily welcome the opportunity to continue to contribute to features that appear through Online Editor, Suzanne Ashworth and Features Writer, Kitty Parsons.
Suzanne and Kitty are to be commended for the amount of effort and hard work that they put in to the interesting articles that appear together with the fascinating features that are regularly published. Their variety and quality are to be embraced by all those who are seriously associated with the county and their further dissemination is to be encouraged.
I am particularly grateful in that the publication of my photographs accompanied by an informative written article are together capable of reaching a wide audience.
In that respect and for my part, it is hoped that the reader derives some aesthetic satisfaction from viewing for instance, an individual landscape as part of the “Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Trail” thereby broadening their knowledge of what the county has to offer.
Similarly, articles such as “Pembrokeshire at Work” that feature enterprising people who are dedicated to promoting business opportunities that encourage the economy of the county has enabled me to portray some truly remarkable characters.
I wish Pembrokeshire Online CIC many successful years ahead with projects such as Community Life, Curiosity, Imagination and Wonder – Arts and Culture, Pembrokeshire at Work and Nature and Environment, all aimed at a broad spectrum across the county. Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have doubtless increased the success of the publication.
I attach a photo taken by wife, Jo outside Café Môr at Freshwater West. I have no financial interest in “The Pembrokeshire Beachfood Company” but do recommend their delicious cuisine.
And here are the rest of the team:-
Vacancies: community correspondents from anywhere in Pembrokeshire; Food Writer; Watersports; Business. If this could be you then please get in touch:-
Cwtch Collie – the magzine mascot
Directors of the Community Interest Company
Kitty Parsons – Director and Features Writer
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.
Suzanne Ashworth – Director and Editor
After a career in family support work and adult education, Suzanne is now enjoying realising her long-held ambition to work as a Community Photojournalist and to celebrate her passion for the beautiful county of Pembrokeshire. Usually accompanied by her Pembrokeshire border collie, Cwtch, who is our blog mascot! She loves this county so much she is at the start of studying for MA Local History.
Stu McInnes – Climbing
Leader of Pembrokeshire’s foremost climbing and adventure company,Stu and his team offer coaching, guiding and instruction in all aspects of rock climbing, mountaineering and scrambling. During the spring and summer , you may spot Stu on the cliffs around Pembrokeshire, but he also spends time in Snowdonia, Scotland and pursuing adventures in mountains all around the world.
David Gardner – Wildlife Correspondent
David Gardner is an environmentalist and photographer living in Trefin, North Pembrokeshire. Sharing his time between supporting the work of local environmental groups and campaigning for improved environmental protection, he uses his photography as a means of increasing awareness of what we risk losing as well as an excuse to get close to nature!
For prints of his photographs
or for environmental / photography related chats
please contact David here for his website or on 07929 436096 or 01348 831063.
Clive Ousley – Music & Gigs
For many years Clive Ousley painted vast alien landscapes peopled by strange creatures. He exhibited paintings of these worlds in major exhibitions at The Mall Galleries, London and The Royal Birmingham. Now he writes to create these other worlds and has written seven sci-fi and fantasy novels.
His novels are available on Amazon Kindle.
Nigel Summerley – Travel
Nigel Summerley is The Oldie’s Sub-Editor and a Fleet Street veteran who held executive staff jobs at the London Evening Standard, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph and the Daily Express before freelancing for twenty years for newspapers including The Times, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Guardian and the ‘i’ paper, plus a wide range of magazines. He continues to write about music, travel and health.
Sarah Wint – Wellbeing & Horticulture
David Jones – Events
Louis Okwedy – Photographer
Richard Blacklaw-Jones – Art
Born and raise in Liverpool a long time ago to Welsh speaking parents. Raised bilingually. Lived opposite to Penny Lane for most of my formative years. University @Lampeter “ Look Mum, I’m in with the wrong sort ! “ Just about got a degree. 1st real job, Met Police Constable. Worked in Central London so saw lots of places (Westminster, Houses of Parliament, Royal Palaces and lots similar) as well as things in my 5 years. Met my wife Susi there and soon after offered a place to study Osteopathy and successfully completed Diploma in Osteopathy(4 years full time ! ) 1990. Self employed ever since in that field. Father to 4 daughters and one 3and a half year old granddaughter. Lived in Haverfordwest most of the last 30 years and been making pictures last 20 years. Always had a strong Green streak, so the environmentalist stance of my choice to use only man made materials recovered from beaches becomes easier to understand. Trying hard by means of my work to draw attention to our thoughtless and wasteful lifestyle and the looming consequences which will have to be endured by our kids and their kids. But the pictures are good though !
Marc Mordey – Poetry
Marc Mordey lives in Newport, Pembrokeshire, in a house overlooking the sea.
Many of his poems are inspired by place, a sense of landscape. Also by his perspectives on living, loving and losing, as well as the impact of contemporary events, both political and social.
Marc has published one collection of poetry, Marcism Today.
Marc has a poetry blog, http://themarcistagenda.wordpress.com which has some 10,500 followers. Here he shares new work, sometimes quirky, sometimes poignant, always accessible, written in his own unique style, described by some (!) as being honest, moving, and occasionally irreverent. He also posts the occasional photo there.
Marc has been proud to be a contributor to Pembrokeshire Online for the last twelve months or so. He endeavours to encourage other local poets to contribute too. The wider the, palette the better!
Marc is married to the novelist, Helen Carey – his favourite author of all time! You can find her work at http://helencareybooks.co.uk
‘Your words made my heart sing’ -Deborah Klée