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notes for an update to “about me”

sitting with an unsettled feeling following a recent interview i return to this space to collect and reflect about recent times.  there’s been a workshop/discussion around compassion and family in isolation and all that comes with that. the interview was […]

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gender

something that is regularly discussed in our house is gender – the language of it and the pronouns of it.  until yesterday it had happened around me and i’d been taking part in the discussion yet not fully engaged with […]

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in time

time to make some reflective contribution to my blog.  it’s thursday morning, there’s four us in the house. we’re all waiting on the results of a covid test made on tuesday.  one of us had the test.  since the test […]

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speaking of pandemic

speaking of the pandmic feels like an important thing to do and to reflect a little here so in years to come we’ll look back and see what it was like. in the previous post i spoke about how i […]

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little and often #5

so here we are, near end of august, weather is wet and warm – as normal.  the chimney has been swept today a normal thing for this time of year.  we have plans for a curry tonight, one of our […]

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sharing the project

after a massively positive response to the project on social media i’ve been able to submit it to a couple of online exhibiting opportunities.  it felt good to feel proud and positive about submitting it to upcoming online exhibitions. i […]

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reviewing progress

this part of my emergency funding was about considering grounding of myself relative to an unresolved aspect of my past practice.  at times the journey i’ve been on has been difficult and emotional.  i’ve had to hold a mirror up […]

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Making Masks.

This week I get my sewing machine back from my daughter and will be able to continue with the making side of this project. The masks are all ready to stitch together, with names sewn in by hand, but the […]

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watch the project now !

it is with great pleasure and pride that i announce the interactive documentary(idoc) walking through the pandemic is available to view. the idoc has been created from contributions from an online community who came together to share their experiences.  my role […]

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notes for an essay

upon returning to the research for prism, i feel the need to make some notes for a possible essay to accompany this work sometime in the future. it’s origins are from the early 1990’s.  a time where i was making […]

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little and often #4

hello.  back for another post.  still in a pandemic and still exploring the new areas of life this affords.  this morning i’ve discovered dj hammy on mixcloud.  found mixcloud because of the inclusion mixes moving there. so sunday morning, i’m […]

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Altered postcards

One of the things I’ve been doing during lockdown is reworking old pieces and using material I already have. Hence some altered postcards – posting a few here. More on my website which has never been so up to date.

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Testing times …

Having now completed a ’test piece’ inspired by heraldic flags, family crests, and military standards, produced in careful and diligent applique I wonder if I am not on the wrong track.   It is the technique(s) rather than the references […]

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little and often #3

the little an often strategy has got me through the last few months and this week i’ve had to take steps back from everything for a couple of days to see where i am at the moment. so what is […]

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Coronavirus COVID-19 gallery guidelines

Coronavirus COVID-19 Gallery Guidelines Art by Osian has reopened its doors to the public. We are proactively implementing Coronavirus COVID-19 Gallery Guidelines for visiting the gallery. We shall adhere to the Government’s Guidance and The Arts Council of Wales recommendations. This is to facilitate […]

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part way through

with everything i’m doing within my little an often covid-19 strategy, the stopping to reflect part has of late been something i’ve let slip a little. i am keeping daily notes for any potential report / evaluation needed by the […]

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reflecting upon progress

the process of reflection is always easier – for me – at a point in time where there’s a groundswell of good feeling about what it is i’m working on. sitting now with coffee, breaking sunshine outside and the tippy […]

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Diary – what diary?

As a record of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, it’s fair to say that this blog is not a success.  My physical surroundings haven’t changed much:  life in the countryside goes on, the ‘journey’ to my studio involves walking a hundred […]

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black lives matter

within the covid-19 pandemic we’ve experienced another horrendous loss of life in america, i refer to the death of geogre floyd. i was really embarrassed on tuesday because i didn’t see the black out tuesday thing till quite late – […]

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The Big Thank You Mural

A 17.5ft x 8ft Llanidloes mural has recently appeared in a community garden belonging to Compton’s Yard Trust. The work features well-known landmarks and various individuals local to the Llanidloes area. The main emphasis pays tribute to all essential workers […]

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the invitation

——– invitation to contribute to the walking through project   when lockdown started i was already experiencing the feeling that the world was slowing down.  i can remember an evening where i stood and listened to sheep munching on the […]

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