Tag: David Jones

Llygad crwtyn, llygad dyn: David Jones yn Rhos

May 14, 2017 0 Comments
Llygad crwtyn, llygad dyn: David Jones yn Rhos

Dair wythnos yn ôl cerddais i heibio i gapel bychan S. Trillo yn Llandrillo-yn-Rhos, heb sylweddoli mai’r llecyn hwn oedd y cyflwyniad cyntaf i Gymru i’r bardd a’r artist David Jones. Daw’r wybodaeth hon mewn llyfr mawr newydd gan Thomas Dilworth sy’n dilyn bywyd a gwaith David Jones.  Cymro oedd ei dad, Jim Jones, argraffydd […]

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Capel-y-ffin: tro ar fyd David Jones

February 28, 2016 0 Comments
Capel-y-ffin: tro ar fyd David Jones

Mae’n drueni mawr na fydd yr arddangosfa David Jones: vision and memory, sydd newydd ddod i ben yn Pallant House, Chichester, yn dod yma i Gymru, cartref ysbrydol ac ysbrydoliaeth yr artist ac awdur o Lundain.  Fel cytunodd pob un o’i hadolygwyr, arddangosfa o’r safon uchaf fu hi, gyda nifer fawr o weithiau anghyfarwydd, yn […]

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‘Sweet sister death has gone debauched today’: artists and writers in Mametz Wood

April 13, 2014 4 Comments
‘Sweet sister death has gone debauched today’: artists and writers in Mametz Wood

Mametz Wood: three syllables that have lost none of their power to appal, after almost a hundred years. On 7 July 1916 the infantrymen of the 38th or Welsh Division, most of them volunteers and amateur soldiers, were ordered to make a frontal assault on a German-held line in front of a wood, roughly a […]

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The overcoat

February 5, 2014 1 Comment
The overcoat

I was sitting reading in the front room yesterday when a sharp rap on the window made me jump.  A man stood at the door.   Only the sharp features of his face were visible; the rest of his body was protected from the cold wind and rain by a thick shell of industrial yellow.  Behind […]

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