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no longer in this together Llanelli lockdown

I live in Llanelli and it is the first town to be put under lockdown. Llanelli is tiny once you realise you’re not allowed to leave. I am a cyclist. Below is a photo of me completing the Everesting challenge […]

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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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H.F. – Epilogue

Here are a few summarizing thoughts about that R & D and the piece’s future evolution: 1) This burgeoning piece feels like a physical return to basics. 2) There’s a connection with Mythology 3) One recurring theme is Re-Transformation 4) […]

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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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Is Nothing Immediate?

I’m interested in the notion of Nothing, and what nothing is? I imagine that when I look into darkness or pure black, the absence of light is the boundary of the universe, creating a memory of what it was like before Being. My […]

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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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Conversations with a hero and i heard a warcry

I spoke to my hero today, she has been for some time. Someone that says something at times when people don’t speak. She spoke with honesty and with presence. It shook me and i noticed. We spoke about our practice. […]

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Expendable ….

adjective….of relatively little significance, and therefore able to be abandoned or destroyed A mortifying realisation that extra curricula subjects are potentially to be abandoned in September. It came up in my news feed. Outlined in panic. First from the artists. […]

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Sticky domestic weight

I have no clear understanding where I stop and my children begin, this is mirrored Through object in that I am the house, the kitchen, the bath, the dogs, the bitty Lego carpet and my un made bed.

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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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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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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 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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Painting In The Time Of Lockdown

This week on the blog, I calm down and get reflective after a month or two of slightly frenzied painting output.
And actually get around to writing on my blog.
I know. It’s been a while.

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getting started.

hello, unusual times hey ! during the pandemic i’ve found that spending time walking has helped me to get some perspective of things.  very early on i got a new insight into my dsylexia while on a walk. before the […]

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