This is it! the final selection. It’s a complex process involving a lot of people making decisions, and there’s a way to go yet as we need to secure funding, but! here they are – congratualtions to all our poets, singers, authors and film-makers.
How do tides affect our lives? How has that changed through history?
Making a living on or by the sea – fishermen and pirates, wreckers and dockers – making a new life across the sea – escaping pograms and wars, and the endlessly travelling – to paddlers and wild swimmers.
Follow the links to individual venues for each lineup.
First of the videos from the launch of Mamiaith at Canolfan Ucheldre in Holyhead.
On the night the Eisteddfod packed up early because the weather was so bad, the hardy folk of Ynys Môn shrugged on their coats, and very possibly sou’westers and wellies, and came out to celebrate Ness Owen’s lovely book.
I don’t normally include my wittering on in the videos, but there were some important things to report in this introduction, so it’s included.
And here’s author Ness Owen reading her title poem, Mamiaith.
From first meeting through call out and chosing the stories, to collaborative working. if you’ve ever wondered what getting your book published is like this is for you – though whether it’s typical is another matter.