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Wild Swimming at Tavy Cleave

Wild Swimming at Tavy Cleave

While I love walking on Dartmoor, I also enjoy doing a spot of wild swimming and there have been a couple on my 'to do' list for while. Tavy Cleave was one of them. It's been on my list a while as getting to it is a bit of a mission. There are a couple of miles of...

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Five of the best films about mental health

Mental health issues are now being talked about more openly. Here are five movies that depict the subject. 1. What About Bob? (1991) A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients tracks him down during his family...

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Getting my hands dirty with ceramics

When I was in my teens we had a pottery class at my school for just one lesson. This felt quite ground breaking a the time for my strict grammar school and we were tasked with making a ceramic tile. I made a hippopotamus rising out of the water in what I thought was a...

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Having a play with silver clay

This is reposted from an earlier art blog in 2013 so apologies for the poor photos. After hearing other students talk about silver clay on a recent small metals class, I took a look was delighted to discover a medium that seemed to combine ceramic and metal...

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You are what you eat

'You are what you eat' is an old saying, but over the years you come to realise that what you put into your body has a direct impact on how you feel. Modern medicine is coming around to seeing that your whole lifestyle matters so here are three articles...

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Hi, I’m an artist who lives in the South West of England. I hope you enjoy my blog about art, craft and simple pleasures.
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