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The Nice People

Sometimes you meet people who are so nice it makes your day – or week even. We spent a couple of days last week hunting megaliths in Pembrokeshire and met some lovely people. 319 more words

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Fellow Hunters

Cerrig Y Gof is a site of five tombs just outside the village of Newport in North Pembrokeshire. They were completely overgrown with brambles and bracken but we carefully cleared most of the undergrowth away, revealing the ancient treasures underneath. 147 more words

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Summer? Really?

So you’d think that as it’s August we’d be having some nice summer weather. You’d think. Except this is Wales and there I was in Pembrokeshire a couple of days ago, near the top of… 180 more words

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Saint Elvis Of Preseli

I’ve just come back from a 2 day trip to Pembrokeshire to draw more ancient Neolithic monuments on my quest across South Wales. The first stone we came to is the burial chamber of Saint Elvis. 129 more words

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Ready To Proof

This is one of the aluminium plates (above) I was working on last week at Swansea Print Workshop, where I prepared it by degreasing the plate, creating a drawing with a solution of instant coffee with reed pens and brushes, and then coating it with a soft etching ground and here it is ready to apply a spit bite. 226 more words

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The Listener

Here’s the final sketches I did at Friday night’s storytelling at Tapestri. I watched this elderly man as he listened intently to the teller …. and of course I had to scribble him! 137 more words

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The Teller

Another quick sketch from the Swansea Storytelling evening at Tapestri last night. I didn’t write down the name of the Teller but he was really good with a story about a jellyfish and a monkey. 105 more words

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