I’ve been going back and fore to England via the Severn Bridge since I can remember. We’ve gone back and fore across the bridge more times than I’d care to count! Every time, we used to smile and wave and chat to the people in the booth and commiserate about the weather being too hot… Continue reading The End Of An Era – The Removal Of The Severn Bridge Tolls
On Tuesday, I went to St Fagans to research what was originally going to be an article I was going to offer a magazine on the history of knitting and the fibre arts in Wales. The problem is that I was really inspired by what I saw!
I decided this week that I would do some research into Melody’s history. Especially as I couldn’t play her for a few days while the strings needed replacing.
Can you belive that today marks the ninth anniversary RiverSystem and my marriage. We’ve had a few ups and downs mostly downs but we’ve got through it. I don’t think we’ve got it completely right but we’ll get there… eventually! A few months ago, I was thinking we needed a break. I thought it would… Continue reading Weekend Away Part One – American Museum in Britain.
One of the things I’ve wanted to do this year is to make more memories and go new places to get inspiration for future projects and designs. So when Sarah-Jane Eagan from Fragment Designs who is the captain of the CAVETSY team said she was organising a trip to the National Museum in Cardiff to see… Continue reading National Museum Cardiff – CAVETSY On Tour
This year has been fraught and stressful. I haven’t taken a lot of time out for me. I feel like I’ve spent most of my time looking after others. I’ve definitely spent most of the last six months making for others. And I haven’t finished yet! Now that’s not to say I don’t enjoy making… Continue reading The Future Is Now….
9:15 today (21st October 2016), will marked the 50th anniversary of one of the worst disasters to hit the South Wales valleys. This disaster was horrific and still leaves a black cloud over the small village of Aberfan. This disaster had such an effect on the surrounding area that if you ask anyone who was… Continue reading Aberfan Remembered…