Category Archives: Not Work
Just chaired another bright, sparky meeting of the Picturemakers when we welcomed Gordon Miles as our newest member. We now have our exhibition schedule planned out up to early 2014. It’s going to be busy this year and next. See … Continue reading
I’ve always loved the Sailing By theme music that precedes the shipping forecast every evening on Radio Four. I associate it with floating off to sleep, but of course for mariners, it’s the signal to listen up for the information on which … Continue reading
Archeologists from University of Innsbruck find four 600-year-old linen bras at Lemberg Castle in Austria
Archeologists from University of Innsbruck find four 600-year-old linen bras at Lemberg Castle in Austria.
It’s a crisp, pink, cold day here in Aberystwyth. The sun’s shining, the heating (non-existent this morning) has come back on and all’s well in my world pretty much.
And quite extraordinary. Every time I think things couldn’t possibly get any better, they actually do. Some are big things – like recently meeting again, after eight years, someone I liked very much the first time round and finding the hwyl … Continue reading
Collected our new O Gauge loco from Geoff Rodway (who very kindly agreed to build it for me) today. It’s very fine and owes very little to the kit he started from, having many beautiful scratchbuilt features. Looking forward to running … Continue reading
It’s nothing compared with the Biblical proportions of the Australian floods, but this morning Blaedolau playing field is a lake. A lake about four feet deep. I expected to see coracles. And possibly sharks.
It’s just crossed my mind that I can probably no longer safely stand on my head. I was taught to do so nearly fifty years ago by a young woman whose name was, I think, Jill, and who was a … Continue reading
This morning I saw three small children heading for door carrying a biscuit tin. When I opened the door they grinned and sang lustily: Dydd calan yw hi heddiw, Rwy’n dyfod ar eich traws I ofyn am y geiniog, Neu … Continue reading
The forecast snow arrived with a vengeance during the night. All pretty and pristine and silent here this morning.