Archive for July, 2010

really enjoyed seeing inside the Sailors Institute. I spent ages looking at all the old photos wondering if might see my nain or taid, who owned a hotel in the town in the 1950s. Advertisements



Revisited Barmouth to see the mountains, sand and sea. William Wordsworth, visited to Barmouth. “With a fine sea view in front, the mountains behind, the glorious estuary running eight miles inland, and Cadair Idris within compass of a day’s walk, Barmouth can always hold its own against any rival.” John Ruskin: “no better walk than […]

I’ve been making some new small pieces for the Cornel Celf…a chrefft stand at the Eisteddfod at the end of the month. I was interested in the idea of making something that linked with the landscape around me but also has a connotation with the idea of souvenirs and remember-alls.

We went to Marc Rees’ performance in Barmouth, conceived for the National Theatre of Wales. Link to idea We couldn’t have had finer weather for the event which involved a tour of the town, located on the North Wales coast looking out over Cardigan Bay. After initial trepidation we found our way to the Hall […]