Category Archives: Art

Artes Mundi 8

Below is the written part of the work by Anna Boghiguian entitled ‘A meteor fell from the sky’, shown in the previous post on Cardiff. From the stone that fell from heaven they extracted iron, made tools they worshipped & … Continue reading

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Cardiff trip

We arrived in Cardiff early afternoon and had our usual ‘coming to Cardiff’ pint of Brains at the Cottage on the St Mary’s Street.  Checked into the Travelodge on Queens Street, right by the Castle, and met friends Sue and … Continue reading

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A Borrowed Cartoon

I don’t think I should be doing this, but it has been sitting on my desk since Spring, and still makes me smile.  It used to make me laugh out loud, and I hope it makes you laugh. And, as … Continue reading

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Sedentary activity, if that makes sense.

I need to get out and walk.  Walk 5 or 6 miles, that would do. Ideally with rural views, but that’s not essential.  All I seem to be doing is going out to events and reading.  That doesn’t sound so … Continue reading

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August jottings

Its pouring down outside and a little cool.  When the rain was just starting I nipped down the garden to empty the compost bin and feel the rain on my skin, thinking , ‘Autumn is coming’.  Then I saw some … Continue reading

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Chichester and a watercolour course

Last Wednesday we went to Chichester, had lunch at Pallant House and did the exhibitions.  Big one was paintings (all by women) selected because they had links to the writings of Virginia Woolf.  Some links quite clear – two women … Continue reading

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More Scillies

On our return to Agnes from St Martins we ate on the campsite, cooking a ratatouille, new potatoes and some cannellini beans.  There may have been drinking at the Turks Head afterwards – who can say? On the next day … Continue reading

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