Y Bwthyn Macmillan Palliative Care Centre, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Wales, 2019. Artwork produced by Willis Newson on behalf of KKE Architects and Macmillan Cancer Care for Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Photo: Anthony Coleman
Working cut out/ drawing
'After taking part in a workshop with Y Bwthyn day patients, I was struck by how often the words ‘to breathe’ came up in relation to favourite places. It got me thinking about the generations of children who have helped make dandelions one of Britain's most common weeds. By blowing the delicate and beautiful seed heads, or ‘dandelion clocks’, they disperse in the wind and land in all kinds of different places. Since the dandelion can thrive in difficult conditions, it is no wonder that people say the flower symbolises the ability to rise above life’s challenges.'