Podcasts Now On Spotify!

Podcasts Now On Spotify!

It has finally arrived – that moment where I have fully engaged with 21st century technology! I have a Spotify site for my podcasts (and yes I know there’s only a couple on there at the moment but I have ideas for many more so watch this space!). Looking...
Curating new exhibition with artist Sally Green

Curating new exhibition with artist Sally Green

It is odd isn’t it, how some things are like riding a bike – you never really forget. For me curating art exhibitions is just like this. In my ‘previous life’ I used to curate art shows every six weeks and did this for too many years to...
To begin at the beginning…

To begin at the beginning…

Today (25 January) marks the 70th anniversary since the BBC’s transmission of the first radio broadcast of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood, with Richard Burton in the lead as First Voice. The play was recorded with an all Welsh cast and the music recorded on...
‘Started Christmas with a bang’

‘Started Christmas with a bang’

Last week’s readings of Christmas poetry and prose at Narberth Museum went down an absolute storm, with one of the audience describing it as “Starting Christmas with a bang!” On a wet and windy night people came to be warmed by the mulled wine,...
Poems & Readings for Christmas

Poems & Readings for Christmas

On Wednesday 6 December I am taking part in a series of Christmas readings at Narberth Museum. The evening will consist of both poems and prose and will feature works by such well known writers as Dylan Thomas, TS Eliot, Wendy Cope, PG Wodehouse and Carol Ann Duffy,...
Talk on Augustus John

Talk on Augustus John

Last Friday I was delighted to give a talk on the Tenby born artist Augustus John to the Tenby Arts Club. I had knowledge of John due to my previous life as curator but the talk involved months of really enjoyable research into both his peripatetic and somewhat...