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“Parochial Artist” Gayle Rogers at Cynon Valley Museum, Aberdare

Cynon Valley Museum and Gallery work hard, in their modern guise of a trust, to maintain Aberdare’s reputation for culture. One of the Valleys’ artist activists, Dr Gayle Rogers, has a solo exhibition there until July 8th 2017. Anyone who … 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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Trackatree: joining “citizens’ science” with a Welsh silver birch

It is fun to pick a tree and go back every week to check out what is called phenology or the seasonal budburst and leaf appearance on the tree, together with flowering plants below.  This is for a project known … Continue reading

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