Category Archives: my travels

Items arising from occassional jaunts.

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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Geology of the Isle of Wight

This was way back in September, and I confess little of what follows will reveal much about the geological history of the island, but it might entertain. I had hoped for the chance to see quarries where building stone was … Continue reading

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Walking through Henfield

This was a few weeks ago but such interesting pics demand I do it even though late. Got a little lost in the twittens that permeate the town, but it was worth it to encounter this great bit of topiary: … 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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