- UNESCO Inscribes Art of dry stone walling, knowledge and techniques on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity;
- Welcomes the initiative of the States Parties to present a widely practised technique that fully respects local conditions and highlights the common cultural meanings and functions of the element in all submitting States and commends the States Parties for submitting an exemplary file, prepared with the utmost care, which testifies to the spirit of the Convention in terms of international cooperation
Thanks for joining me!
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
Great to be qualified L1 and L2 thanks to Ken Young, John Broadhead, Kath Wright, Alan Jones and DSWA support of Brian, John, Richard – financed in part by Welsh Government
Whacked after seven hours in the pouring rain I was accredited at LANTRA L2 Intermediate and as Instructor. That’s 2.5m x 1.2m dry stone wall with cheekend, stripped down and rebuilt in 7 hours – a total of 5 tons of stone shifted – on your own. Assessed by Andrew Loudon and Sally Hodgson from England, meeting the rigorous DSWA/LANTRA qualification run by DSWA Welsh Branch in Libanus near Brecon on 16.09.2018.