Thomas Dylan - Caitlin, Llaugharne

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Thomas Dylan - Caitlin, Llaugharne - POET'S GRAVES - BEDDAU'R BEIRDD
Notes on Thomas Dylan - Caitlin

Of course this shows Caitlin's side of the white cross. The cross stands humble and almost beacon-esque in the sloping graveyard. I sat watching the view below until I saw two people looking towards me, who had obviously also made a mini-pilgrimage - but for different reasons no doubt, or perhaps not.

From Winter 2012 through to Spriing 2014 I visited graveyards throughout the length and breadth of Wales. Many hours were spent searching for particular gravestones, of poet's, well known and not so well known. A few were not found, mostly they were.
The project was difficult not due the hours searching but more so to finding an ordinary gravestone in a wild graveyard. So often other viewpoints of other gravestones would have made an excellent photographic record but I was forced to settle, even compromise, with my brief. Frustrating as it was, it was also made the more rewarding, my eye was forced to work harder. Fortunately these peaceful places helped with keeping the mind free of distractions.
Here are a few of the images published in the book.
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