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Aug 30, 2021

Gemma is an artist and speaks openly about her mental health in this episode, talking about childhood trauma and the issues that have been brought about by it.

She has been attanding the VC Gallery for five years. The paintings and poetry that she has created have both helped her to resolve some issues but, she hopes,...


Jun 14, 2021

I visited Barry John MBE in Pembroke Dock in one of the VC Gallery sites. We spoke about the work that he does and its impact on mental health and wellbeing within the county.

In this episode Barry talked about both the VC Gallery's website (https://thevcgallery.com) and Youtube channel (


Apr 19, 2021

I took my portable recorder and sat in a beautiful piece of woodland with Nancy, Emily, Jerry and Beth one Spring morning in 2021 to talk about the organisation Tir Coed.

They told me about Tir Coed's mission to unlock the potential of woodlands to provide a community facility, educational and health activities, and to...


Mar 24, 2021

Gareth 'Gaz' Owens is well known in Haverfordwest for being one of the founder members of that excellent coffee and clothing shop: Get The Boys A Lift. Well now he's started a new venture called 'Second Chance Caravan' and in this episode he talks about mental health, positivity and how he hopes to use the caravan as a...


Jan 11, 2021

I spoke to Gareth Davies, the CEO of Tir Dewi at the end of December 2020. In this episode, Gareth describes how his organisation helps people working on farms within Wales. From signposting other organisations to simply being a sympathetic ear to those who need it.

Tir Dewi can be reached via their website: