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Rachel is a Pembrokeshire photographer. Her breathtaking pictures of local wildlife and landscapes are printed onto all sorts of items sourced in Wales, from tea towels to key racks. She's also produced a 2019 Calendar this year, which is now available on STDAVIDS.WALES! We caught up with Rachel this week to learn a bit more about how she began her interest in photographer, and where she wants to go from here! How did you get into photography? I first started taking an interest in photography when my husband bought himself a good camera (A Canon 6D). John quickly found that...

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This week we've caught up with Lisa Smith of St Davids Yoga to talk all things, well, yoga in St Davids!   How did you get into yoga and what made you want to teach? I went to my first yoga class when our son was 6 weeks old because I was suffering with a big dose of what was then referred to as ‘baby-blues’. It’s only 19 years ago, but post-natal depression wasn’t talked about as it is now, but fortunately someone told me Yoga would help and when I got home from my first class, I clearly remember feeling different, better. I...

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Bluestone Brewing Co. is well and truly a home grown venture. Husband and wife, Simon and Kerry had been farming Tyriet Farm for 30 years when, in 2013, they made the decision with their daughter Amy to scale down the farm to make room for a micro brewery. Kerry still runs the farm, while Simon and Amy manage what is now, 5 years on, a thriving business employing 5 full time staff.     Bluestone beer couldn't be produced anywhere other than at Bluestone. The water that they use filters down from the core of the Preseli Mountains to a well on Tyriet Farm land...

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Katy is the woman behind Big Mommas Knits, the creator of some wonderful, vibrant knits and a Community Partner of STDAVIDS.WALES. Her creations are always bright and colourful - 'Anything to spread some happiness!' she says. She takes inspiration from anything around her that catches her eye. 'If I see anything I love I can't look away until I know what the stitch is so I can go away and put my own twist on it!' The sheep's wool she uses is all sourced in Wales, and knitted on her sofa after the kids have gone to bed, or in her...

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Put simply, STDAVIDS.WALES is the Ethical Welsh Online Marketplace, through which Welsh producers can sell their, well, produce! From beautifully hand knitted scarves to a day's coasteering, and everything in between, it allows customers to shop locally, online. Think wandering down a bustling high street full of Welsh independent sellers, online! So what's different about STDAVIDS.WALES? STDAVIDS.WALES has core values that promote changing the way business is done in Wales. We've had enough of large organisations taking profit out of small communities, to benefit shareholders that have no real interest in local communities. We want to create good quality, full time jobs...

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