Roz and I took a vacation in Rhydlewis, which is near to Newcastle Emlyn in Ceredigion.  The holiday was an attempt for me to unwind and relax after four years at university. I was finding it difficult not be in ‘assignment mode’ and to be in a constant state of ‘turn-in’ dates and having a need to ‘research’ for my next project, instead of reading just for pleasure. The village has a charming Grade 2 listed wooden shop, which isRead more

Narberth Flâneur

Narberth Flâneur I arranged to conduct my inaugural Flâneur in Narberth, Pembrokeshire by contacting the Mayor, Elizabeth Rogers to gain her support for my project. The term Flâneur describes a ‘stroller’ of 19th century France, an ‘urban explorer’ or ‘connoisseur of the street’; applied to a photographer it’s similar to a street photographer who has no particular purpose or objective and spends several hours exploring and recording the sights and events of a town or city. I spent five enjoyableRead more

Lee John Phillips

Lee John Phillips I first met Lee on one of my frequent trips to Narberth; a town that for me has a very creative energy. The town has a buzz, a dynamism; the shop keepers’ make an effort to dress their shop windows and there’s always an exhibition in the Oriel Queen’s Hall Gallery with a craft market. There’s a particular antiques/vintage emporium at the bottom of town that’s always worth a visit and a rummage in their eclectic rangeRead more