Monthly Archives: February 2013

African Proverb

Until lions have their own ‘story tellers’ tales of a lion hunt will always glorify the hunter. UPDATE ON THE RHINO February has not come to an end yet, and already 128 rhinos have been killed for their horns.  We … Continue reading

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Who wants a sixty something graduate?

According to an article in ‘The Daily Telegraph” David Willetts the higher education minister, thinks that it is ‘A perfect opportunity for older people like me to go to university to learn to cope with the pressure of keeping up to date’ … Continue reading

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Professional Studies Day…

..a good day, first I worked with some of my accepted Alamy images, putting in the key words and having to think how best to describe an image, not as easy as it sounds or looks! Then a meeting with … Continue reading

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Place & Identity (Contextual Studies)

Fontana O Toole stated that “Home is a word that has no meaning without the term away….” Where do I come from and who am I? Born in Dorset straight out of a Thomas Hardy setting, the manor house with … Continue reading

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Emerging Welsh Artist’s Exhibition.

Last evening I went to ‘Fountain Fine Art Gallery’ Llandeilo, to see the above exhibition which was curated by Grainne Connolly, Fine art Photographer and friend , who graduated from Coleg Sir Gar last year. Grainne did a fabulous job and I think … Continue reading

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Cinematic Film Stills

Today was a good day, the 2 images that I had tried to emulate from ‘Casablanca’ were critiqued by the class and had good comments from my fellow students. (and Huw my tutor) I am really pleased because I worked … Continue reading

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Giles Duley

Tonight on Channel 4 I watched ‘Walking Wounded’: Return To The Frontline. Humanitarian photographer Giles Duley returned to Afghanistan 18 months after losing three of his limbs there when he was working with the Americans, and he stood on an … Continue reading

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