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drawing

playing with drawing mosses & lichens

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photography

small stories from the woods

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photography

kin

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sounds

birdsong and rugby practice

walking this morning – and i was cutting across a coal spoil heap that is overgrown with woodland, right by the rugby pitch in the park, i ducked under some branches that were heavy with ivy, and suddenly realised that i had stepped into a listening chamber : it seemed to be a special morning […]

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video

reflections

A short video to share, of reflections in the lake earlier today, at the National Botanic Gardens of Wales.

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art

coppicing

Just before dusk today I coppiced the willows that make a windbreak and screen at the bottom of my garden. Actually, what I do is cut the stems back to the main trunk about knee height, somewhere between coppicing and pollarding. I do it every year some time after midwinter, it takes only about half […]

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art

unbound

Lately I’ve been very joyfully putting together an exhibition with Roz Moreton and Suzie Ross, with works made from out of slow time in the garden of 41 Lady Street, Kidwelly. More information on our Gwendraeth Arts Lab web page.

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art

featured artist, Keziah Ferguson

Today, bringing into these blog pages another one of the exhibitors in our group show in Carmarthen, Keziah Ferguson. The physical show has closed now, but you can see her work in the Carmarthen School of Art’s virtual gallery, this link will take you to the area for graduate residents. The shapes and textures that […]

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art artists books

Osi Rhys Osmond prize, Oriel Osi, Llansteffan

I feel very honoured to have won the Osi Rhys Osmond prize, an open exhibition and competition for students of Carmarthen School of Art. Osi was a well-respected and much-loved Welsh artist, based in Carmarthenshire, and a former teacher at the college. The theme of the prize this year was ‘my brief eternity’ – I […]

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photography

mountain

patient rain, the smell of dust dampening, orchids, and other midsummer flowerings.