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This group show, with the theme Botanic opens on 9th July. I have 20 pictures included: many of them are from sketchbooks of my garden, and others from France.                              
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My studio at Brynmorris will be open from 11 to 5pm on these days. I’m sharing the space with Dick Evans (original prints and watercolours) and Helen Taylor Gilbert (batiks): As well as my new works, there will be numerous unframed sketches, collographs and monoprints. Prices from £50       And my garden looks amazing! Look forward...
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  These are just a few of the new paintings which I showed at the Kooywood Gallery in June. The gallery is at 8, Museum Place, Cardiff, and is open Tuesday-Saturday 11.30 to 6 pm. They now have a selection of work in the Gallery – phone Rhian on 02920 235093
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For the last fortnight of October, Dick and I travelled to Avignon and St Remy de Provence; we drew every day. We visited was the Asylum of St Paul de Mausole, where Van Gogh was a patient for a year in 1889-90, and where he completed over a hundred paintings. This was an extraordinary and moving experience....
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I must have watched the first episode of Kate Humble’s Wild Shepherdess at least a dozen times, so absorbed did I become in the story of these heroic people. I sometimes think that a Preseli hill farm is wild in the winter – in January the Highland cows had icicles hanging from their ears – but that was nothing to...
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Members of the Chamber Philharmonia  This was an electrifying concert at St Mary’s Church, Cardigan, on 19th July. I’ve drawn musicians for many years, mostly at rehearsals, but here I was able to draw at a concert under cover of the people in the row in front. Afterwards, the group had a standing ovation – hear them if...
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I gave a talk on why I love David Jones at Tenby Museum on Friday 16th September. This was a personal reflection: I have loved his essays, poetry, paintings and lettering for many years, and he has had a profound influence on my work. Thank you to everyone who attended, and to those who commented...
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After so many years of drawing and painting the sea this seemed a fitting subject for an exhibition at Tenby. Until I started to prepare for this show, I had not realised for how long I had been seeing the sea, and for how long it has been an undercurrent in my work. ‘How frail...
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