Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Annual Choosing of the Tree – an ACT at Pencoed Growers

The ritual choosing of our xmas trees took place today.  Last year, Rachel chose a Nordman Fir with its bluey hue and longlasting needles.  Today, we liked the Nordmann Firs in their various shapes and sizes (left), but went for … Continue reading

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Winter comforts for horses

I ride my horse most mornings, and leave his stable ready for the evening when he comes in from the field.  Early evening, as the sun is going down (or earlier if it’s dull), the horses come in for the … Continue reading

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Art in Cardiff: Pantechnicon in Queens Arcade

After the opening at St David’s Hall exhibition, it was a quick walk to Penny Hallas’ Pantechnicon on the ground floor of Queens Arcade.  ArcadeCardiff is running projects in two of the shop units there, Unit 17 (Pantechnicon) and opposite … Continue reading

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Art in Cardiff: St David’s Hall

Two exhibitions had openings last Friday evening in Cardiff.  The multi-levels of St David’s Hall Exhibition Space are an extensive area (below) and offer 165 works by over 40 artists based in Wales, under Cardiff Contemporary, a council intiative for … Continue reading

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“We Draw” – Cardiff Drawing Group open their 2013 exhibition

After a morning gazing, from my horse, at the dark copper of beeches towards Castell Coch and the whispery light golds of larches of Coed y Gedrys, we went off into Cardiff to the Butetown History & Arts Centre for … Continue reading

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Skies over the Garth mountain

A big moon to the south-east, and pink skies to the west reflected in puddles, were better than these scrubby phone pics after I brought the horses in tonight.  

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Open Spaces Society at inquiries: what we do?

Being a Local Correspondent for Open Spaces Society has definitely widened my life experiences in unexpected ways.  What an innocent I once was. After a Local Correspondent has had the fun of path inspections and commenting on rights of way … Continue reading

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