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A glider gliding by

On this beautiful autumn morning I received this message from one of the Black Mountain gliders who actually took my up in his vintage ‘Snoopy”, uplifting !   Hi Pip, I was flying yesterday above the WL and note that … Continue reading

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Wool and lines

So yesterday I was visiting the offices of the Brecon Beacons National Park. One member of staff is still making string nets with her teenage daughter and friends. The bale of scoured wool donated by the British Wool marketing Board … Continue reading

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Iolo Williams

Last July Iolo Williams joined us on Pen Trumau with a film crew to make a series about the Beacons. I am unsure if they will include the footage but have just received these screening dates from aden Productions who … Continue reading

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Reflecting

So I first began to think about work with peat, wool, people and all the possibilities in March 2009, now six years have passed. In that time some extraordinary things have happened. Besides learning a lot and losing countless nights’ sleep … Continue reading

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Drawing Woollenlines

Here is the link to Drawing Woollenlines , my filmed drawing of some of the many lives that made Woollenline possible. I wanted to capture voices and images of the very different people who have given time and energy to explore a … Continue reading

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Gentle rain

I have walked up to Pen Trumau three times in the last month, yesterday being the third. I also had two conversations with different people in and around Brecon both of whom had been up to have a look recently.  … Continue reading

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A late midsummer walk

On Monday 13th July I am walking up onto Pen Trumau with a small group. We have a few wool sausages to peg in place to assist in the erosion control and may well plant seed but mainly it is … Continue reading

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