Hiraeth at Tregaron

In preparation for the Eisteddfod in Tregaron, my bunting is up outside the house and I have made a mosaic to acknowledge our nation. No dragons or red green and white though. This is my interpretation of a Welsh word that has no direct translated word. Hiraeth is the longing for home, the pull thatContinue reading “Hiraeth at Tregaron”

The Knife Angel has flown

This week the Knife Angel departed our shores to move to the next town on the long tour to raise awareness of knife crime. Even though it has left Aberystwyth, it is still ruminating in my thoughts. I first became aware of Alfie Bradley’s Knife Angel when three students and myself embarked upon an educationalContinue reading “The Knife Angel has flown”

My mosaic walks have re-started

The walk on the tiles tours have started. Dates are published on @aberdabbadoo Facebook site. Next one is 1st April 4.30pm. Sign up if you are interested in attending. The meeting spot is sent by email a few days beforehand with fuller details. The tour lasts 1.5hrs with a picnic style refreshing drink stop beforeContinue reading “My mosaic walks have re-started”

The Old College Mosaic- a blot on the building – really?

I have been a bit occupied recently researching this amazing mosaic by C. F. A. Voysey. Image: Tegwen Morris A blot on a building: a mosaic by C. F. A. Voysey at Aberystwyth ‘The only blot to spoil the picture being the unfortunate mosaic!’ Professor Ainsworth, 1887 Residents of Aberystwyth, on their daily promenade alongContinue reading “The Old College Mosaic- a blot on the building – really?”

The Aberystwyth Promenade Mosaics – guerilla learning

This long ‘in conversation with makers’ is with Stuart Evans. He reveals the thoughts behind his design and how he managed to obtain funding for these wonderful designed pieces in 2006. These depict the history of Aberystywth in panels; an opportunity for the public to learn about our history – guerilla learning! They were executedContinue reading “The Aberystwyth Promenade Mosaics – guerilla learning”

He called me his girl

A true love story set during World War 2 of the early part of my Mum’s life in Ceredigion. This is being serialised by Ego magazine, for those who want to hear more, I have made a 45 minute audio recording in five parts of the story from letters by airman Fred Lloyd. This isContinue reading “He called me his girl”

A pop-up garden gallery – June 2021

Last Sunday I held the garden gallery event to showcase new work. I was intensely working on my chimney pot project in full sun. The skills was new to me…different glue, vertical surfaces and multi-tasking talking with the public. You could view from the pavement and all very safe. I’m not a mad fan ofContinue reading “A pop-up garden gallery – June 2021”