Monthly Archives: March 2014

Dog training: Bridgend planning application affects a path

Bridgend council have their work cut out to prevent some of their quiet paths and open spaces losing their attractions and becoming unnerving for people to use and difficult to access.  Although outside the county borough for which I represent … Continue reading

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Julie Morgan inspires women

Yes, this is again about art, because Women’s Arts Association had the grand opening of the exhibition in BHAC on Bute St. Julie Morgan gave a warm and inspiring opening, recalling the days when she was part of the Arts … Continue reading

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My painting

By request: this is the painting that I have in the Women’s Art Association exhibition in Butetown History & Arts Centre. It’s titled “Three sofas and a Concorde”.

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“In Our Own Image” South Wales art in Oriel y Bont

Now the sun has started emerging, it is time to get out into open spaces and rights of way.  First, though, I have the exhibitions of art in South Wales over the last century, which is now finished in the … Continue reading

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Celebrating IWD in Aberdare & Newport

After a sun-soaked morning ride on my horse, we headed off to the Cynon Valley Museum & Art Gallery in Aberdare.  Aberdare is an attractive town, but its council owned buildings are threatened by cuts, and without them it would … Continue reading

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Considering a diversion: Footpath 30 Abercynon

I checked out a path between Pontypridd and Abercynon because the council are sensibly consulting Open Spaces Society before making an Order for a diversion.  The path, Footpath 30, runs easterly from Pen-y-Parc farm, a holding with horses along a … Continue reading

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Women artists in Butetown History & Arts Centre, Cardiff

After the opening of Towards Transformation I walked over to Bute Street to have a coffee in the Sunflower & I cafe and flower shop, and then to see how the show in Butetown History & Arts Centre was looking. … Continue reading

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