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Exciting week in the publishing world!

Great week from the publishing point of view: ‘The City of Ottawa: the story of a sailing ship’ has nearly sold out its first edition!  It still continues to sell well so anyone who wants an interesting, well written history of … Continue reading

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Collage joy!

New direction: just sold my first collage-y picture, at the wonderful Willow Gallery, Oswestry: willowartgallery.co.uk It relates to my book, ‘The City of Ottawa: the story of a sailing ship’ and so was part of the Oswestry Literary Festival: check this … Continue reading

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Llawn 01

Just spent a super weekend in Llandudno, with the first Llawn Art Festival, a totally wild event.   I was really lucky to be able to contribute an installation to Haus of Helfa, an exciting new direction for me. Great … Continue reading

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A Nautical Day

I’ve had a very nautical day – first of all finished the latest in my ‘Avian Geography’ series.  The little terns have nearly all left the dunes now and started their migration southwards and this is called ‘Gronant Dunes: thoughts … Continue reading

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Talked out!

A week of talks – spoke on my project and book on the sailing ship the City of Ottawa to Rhyl History Club on Monday.  I was amazed by how many enthusiastic members it has, and by the warm welcome. Then … Continue reading

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Good day for Penlan Publishing!

A day of techno wizardry – impressive for me anyway! A good mention of “The ‘City of Ottawa’: the story of a sailing ship” in Welsh Coastal Life magazine. And it is now on sale on Amazon! Below is the … Continue reading

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Festival of the Sea

Great day today at Rhyl’s Festival of the Sea.  Good to see so many people in a good mood, and great to have an opportunity to talk about my ‘City of Ottawa’/sailing ship project.  

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“The ‘City of Ottawa’: the story of a sailing ship”: update!

Paintings, photographs and artefacts relating to the book can now be seen at: – Ruthin Library, Ruthin, Denbighshire until 31st January – Meliden Golf Club, Meliden Road, Prestatyn until mid-February.     It is now available from Marine and Cannon … Continue reading

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While I was Resident …..

It was fun being Artist in Residence – and even more fun referring to ‘my Residency’ – “of course, during my Residency …..” As people were coming past all the time, I did a sort of mini-study of local characters. … Continue reading

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“The ‘City of Ottawa’: the story of a sailing ship” exhibition hits BBC Wales website!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-19504554 They’ve put a photogallery of my exhibition on the BBC Wales website!  It’s very exciting!        

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