Monthly Archives: September 2016

Wonder in Prints & Drawing Study: Gwen John & Edna Clarke Hall

Women’s Arts Association members spent a happy hour in the National Museum of Wales with Beth McIntyre, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, who had made a selection from Gwen John and Edna Clarke Hall. The museum has a superb … Continue reading

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Rose Davies at the Worker’s Gallery

Rose Davies is a Swansea-based artist, a prolific explorer of different ways of doing art and materials.  Her blog as Rosie Scribblah is fun and informative.  Like other artists in Women’s Arts Association, she has projects, and her latest, following … Continue reading

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Wyndcliffe Court: sculpture garden

Wyndcliffe Court is to close its sculpture gardens after September 25th this year.  It was urgent to visit, and we were lucky with the weather; not so lucky with Mike’s navigation from Newport, where we picked up my Swindon friend … Continue reading

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Checking a diversion on footpath 56 Peterston-Super-Montem

Open Spaces Society are consulted on diversions of rights of way, and this application was an opportunity to find another hidden gem of a valley above Llanharan.  It was in an out-of-the-way spot, accessible by car through Mynydd Coedbychan road. … Continue reading

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Wales Coastal Path: Ogmore to Porthcawl

This was more of a beach walk than Wales Coastal Path: the challenge was to cross the estuary of the River Ogmore at low tide.  A while ago, we crossed the stepping stones, upriver by Ogmore Castle, from the Merthyr … Continue reading

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Seaside trip to Barry Island

A perfect day: sunshine, trains running smoothly, sea, sand, fish ‘n’ chips and a fair. The three of us, from Swindon, Bath and Pontypridd enjoyed Barry Island.  Our train unloaded lots of daytrippers at the station and we trooped off … Continue reading

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