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TRAVEL DIARIES, VISITING THE WALES – From Cardiff to Cefnllys,

Where time seems to have stopped Every area has its peculiar characteristics. Although being a small nation, Wales has varied and highly suggestive territory with waving flags with the effigy of the dragon everywhere. Discover this destination with extraordinary castles, wonderful natural scenery and stimulating town and villages. If you want more informati, in our journey we introduce you artist ...

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JOURNEYS THROUGH IMAGES – Wales

Castles, wonderful natural scenery and stimulating town and villages The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART – Bonnie Tyler

The coal miner’s daughter, who was singing with Bobby Wayne & the Dixies Situated on the sandy South West Wales coast, Swansea is a coastal city in Wales that lies within the historic county boundaries of the ancient Welsh. You can plan your trip to Swansea, https://www.visitswanseabay.com/listings/attractions/ visiting the first place in the United Kingdom to be designated “Area of ...

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WORLD WITHOUT END – Romance by Ken Follett

His novels express his political ideas KEN FOLLETT https://ken-follett.com/en/ was born in Cardiff in 1949. In 1967 he started his philosophy studies at University College London. He began writing novels as a hobby, but with the publication of “The Eye of the Needle”, a thriller set during World War II became successful in 1978. He is a great admirer of ...

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WHAT IS MAN? – Poem by Waldo Williams, one of the finest poets Wales has ever produced

Clear days in the Preseli Hills Waldo Williams, born in 1904, is said to had been a teacher, passionate and enthusiastic, who used wooden silhouette cutouts of farm animals, with their “Welsh” name painted on one side. He was one of the leading Welsh language poets of the 20th century. His father was a schoolteacher, who spoke Welsh as his ...

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THOMAS JONES (1742/1803), WELSH PAINTER – Important testimony of the eighteenth-century artistic world

Painting, favoring the direct observation THOMAS JONES 1/3 – His autobiography is recognized as an important testimony of the eighteenth-century artistic world. He was born in Cefnllys (now Powys in Wales) in 1742, becoming famous for his landscapes in Wales and Italy. Cefnllys was a medieval town in central Wales. Close by on the hill (known as Castle Rock), http://www.ecastles.co.uk/cefnllys.html ...

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AUGUSTUS JOHN (1878/1961), WELSH PAINTER – His work was compared with Gauguin and Matisse

Brilliant figure drawings and a new technique of oil sketching AUGUSTUS JOHN 1/3 – Around 1910, for a short time, he was an important exponent of post-Impressionism in the UK. To become a painter and engraver he had studied at the Liverpool Academy and at the London art school. Thanks to his fame, in 1921 he was appointed a member ...

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NORWAY, INSIDE DIARY OF ART – From Sandefjord to Balestrand, in good company

In the country of creative vastnesses Get ready for a trip to a country with immense spaces. In 2017, Norway was awarded the title of “the happiest country” in the world, based on the criteria of freedom and honesty, well-being, good health and generosity. In summer or winter (in the hotel or in the fishing lodges), there is always an ...

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VISIBLE MEMORIES – Norway

Where there is always an offer waiting for you The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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NORWEGIAN SONGWRITERS – Lay It On Me, by Ina Wroldsen

One of the most famous songwriters in Europe Her style is a blend of pop and electronic music inspired by Shakira. https://twitter.com/inawroldsen She resides in London, where she writes her songs. Ina Wroldsen – born in Sandefjord in 1984 – is a well known songwriter for being the voice of “How Deep Is Your Love” worldwide success. She composed lyrics ...

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