Monthly Archives: February 2015

Art in the Gate for IWD 2015

The Women’s Arts Association had an inspiring start to their International Women’s Day celebrations with the opening by Briony Goffin of the art exhibition in The Gate in Roath, Cardiff. Briony is well-known as a creative writer, lecturer at Cardiff … Continue reading

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Seven:14 established artists and makers at Y Galeri, Caerphilly

There are some stunning works by Seven:14, a new group of women artist and makers at Caerphilly’s Y Galeri on St Fagan’s Street, there until 7th March.  The neat multi-space gallery is reflected in the intricacy of the works, and … Continue reading

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Splinters and menaces on a forest path

Coed y Gedrys on the slopes of the Garth mountain is a popular public access to the Garth Common.  The forest tracks and footpaths have, this year, become more overgrown and less maintained.  In particular, work done in November has … Continue reading

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Modernising railway stations

As part of Network Rail’s plans, Pontypridd Railway Station is getting some metal tubes and tunnels which make me feel a bit like a worm invited into a soulless management’s idea of what all stations should look like.  It’s a … Continue reading

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“Route 66”: the old carriageway to Garth Fawr

The hard icy ground has made sharing a narrow road with cars treacherous.  What better excuse to take to the fields and Footpath 66 from Efail Isaf to the ruins of Garth Fawr, not far from where my horse lives. … Continue reading

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