A Poem for For Howard Bevan

  Little Hamston For Howard Bevan The surge of green that overruns the kitchen garden, where it rests between hawthorn and stone, maroons the swimming orchard’s sharp harvest. Green shade, where the last bee drones, slows the chariot wings, compressed behind the brazen honeycombs and Time is stilled, and quiet, blessed. Welsh slates on the long roof leaden. Sky curves […]

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Llanthony

Llanthony We parked at Llanthony Priory, in the care of Cadw and freely open to the public. The hamlet of Llanthony nestles in the heart of the beautiful Vale of Ewyas. This is the easternmost valley of the Black mountains, described by Gerald of Wales in 1188 as ‘encircled on all sides by lofty mountains, but no more than three […]

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Looking Forward

As I write this we are half way through our Summer Holidays and looking forward to a very busy year at Playgroup from September. The Playgroup is now full for morning sessions with limited space on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons only. We have started a waiting list for morning spaces for 2020 and people are already registering interest for September […]

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Love Island People Are People

  People are people This summer, just like the majority of the nation, I spent each night watching ‘Love Island’. For two months, I dedicated part of my day to watching a bunch of people, not that much older than myself attempt to find the loves of their lives. I feel like over the two months I formed opinions on […]

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Barry Camera Club Exhibition

Barry Camera Club has an Exhibition on at Arts Central Gallery, Kings Square, Barry, CF63 4RW. It was opened on June 10th by Margaret Wilkinson, the Mayor of Barry Town Council and Jenny Hibbert the Vice President of The Welsh Photographic Federation and it will run until September 7th. The Exhibition features 95 prints from members of the Club, including […]

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