Cal Smyth Photoshoot

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Cal Smyth is an author of three books who lives in Swansea. He specialises in thrillers and one of his stories is set in Swansea, which as we all know is a den of iniquity! I know Cal from playing 5-a-side football at the local college on a Friday afternoon and he knows my interest in photography from a particular … Read More

Mindful Photography Workshop – May in Swansea

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10 reasons to embrace Mindful Photography

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My top 10 reasons to embrace mindful photography are outlined below. These may stimulate more questions for you than they answer. Some of those will be answered at photography workshops later this year and next. Others will be explored in my forthcoming book. In the meantime I am happy to answer any questions you may have, just use the contact … Read More

Creative Agent

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Last week I spent 4 days locked in a space with 30 creative types learning about creative learning. How did I end up in there? What happened to me? Read on… The Arts Council for Wales have a fantastic scheme called the┬áLead Creative Schools Scheme which ‘aims to promote new ways of working, with innovative and bespoke programmes of learning … Read More

Disconnected

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I would like to say that as a mindfulness practitioner I am completely aware of each moment, in tune and aware. Of course it is a practice and this morning has provided rich territory. Before 7am, leaving the bathroom, my phone slipped from my grasp. Despite its protective covering it managed to land on the edge of the bath and … Read More

Swansea in the sunshine

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Change

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How do you feel about change? Change is inevitable and yet I often hear people say, “I don’t like change.” What is it about change we don’t like? And what opportunities does it present? Our lives flow against a backdrop of continual change. There is nothing that remains constant or static. A few of these changes are instant; with others … Read More