Monthly Archives: February 2012

Poster adjustment for campaign purposes

The poster was originally for g3 I think, but the cunning amandment is much better.  38 degrees are seeking donations for their own anti-NHS changes campaign, but this seems easier and cheaper

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Flamingo on Bath

Found this today whilst looking for something else.  Its about 3 feet by 2 feet and I bought it back in the 80’s from an auction in a seafront arches gallery.  I still like it, perhaps I’ll try to hang … Continue reading

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Hoppy Beers

Took a stroll down town last Saturday and had a pint of Batemans XXXB in Wetherspoons for about £1.70 courtesy of the CAMRA 50p off vouchers.  But it wasn’t hoppy. In the Evening Star I had a pint of Green … Continue reading

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Visiting Conrad and Maggie near Carmarthen

From Swansea we took a train to Carmarthen.  On the first day of our stay we accompanied the dogs onto Llansteffan beach.  Miles of sand and mud – home of the cockles sold in Swansea Market – with views across … Continue reading

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Swansea Trip, the last bit.

One afternoon Steve and I went for a walk to the New Guildhall (1930’s Deco ) and on to Mumbles.  I had been keen to see the wall panels painted by Frank Brangwyn for the House of Lords but rejected … Continue reading

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Baron Spolasco

Walking along the seafront there is a lot of public art to see, much of it weathering badly after only 25 years.  One stone relief shows a Baron Spolasco, and around his head are set tablets of verse which reads: … Continue reading

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Swansea Cherubs

Though I searched the net on our return from Swansea I could find nothing of the city’s hammering cherubs, or putti, as they have wings. The words under the head are: THAT ALL IN GREEN SONG IN ALL COURSES MOVE … Continue reading

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