Category Archives: Art

Dartington connection

Henry Moore’s Memorial Figure at Dartington is dedicated to Christopher Martin, a friend of my mother’s. Continue reading

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Herts hawks Hepworth (and more)

Two days before the Hepworth exhibition opens at St Albans Museum, Herts County Council starts to sell its unique art collection. Continue reading

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Among champion trees

This was the third year in which Ramblers Cymru had staged a walk from the Eisteddfod, following many years when the walk was organised by the Countryside Council for Wales and then Natural Resources Wales.  Their enthusiasm flagged and so, … Continue reading

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Gregynog’s wood warblers

Ramblers Cymru’s Welsh Council was held at Gregynog this year, a fascinating place. Continue reading

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Wondrous Dartmoor

It’s sad that the exhibition, Dartmoor: a Wild and Wondrous Region, is not permanent Continue reading

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A bit of Bayeux on Dartmoor

There is (or was) an extract of the Bayeux Tapestry, painted on the kitchen wall by Sylvia Sayer, at Old Middle Cator on Dartmoor. Continue reading

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Nancy Balfour, my spirited aunt

My aunt, Nancy Balfour, died 20 years ago on 29 August. Here are some memories. Continue reading

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