About Codevonish
Joined September 2015
Originally from Barbados, attended the Birmingham University School of Education in UK. majored in Arts and Crafts, minor- Religious Education ; did post graduate studies in Italy under the auspices of an OAS fellowship in ceramic technology. Taught primary school in UK for three and a half years.

I am owner and CEO The Devonish art Gallery in Barbados-1970 to 1990 and in Anguilla 1988 to present day.

I love athletics- was my college number one sprinter.; a member of the chess team and chairman of the charities committee, a member of a student exchange party to Denmark.
Was a member of the Coventry Race Relations Board.- former chairman of the Coventry Overseas Students Association.-- a former Rotarian and past president of the Anguilla Rotary Club--former member of the Anguilla community Foundation.Currently designer of BRAIN EXERCISES(-Number and Word Puzzles).

My wife has worked in Philanthropy all her life.She is now retired and taken up making bead jewellry as a hobby, Her jewellery along with my Art work is featured on devonishart.com

I am sharing my Brain Exercises on my website for free and hope they will help others, especially stroke victims.. My goal is to earn a reasonable income via Wealthy Affiliate. i have been self-employed since 1970.

In the photo with me is my 25 year old daughter who is a first year Doctorate student in clinical psychology.

Take a walk through devonishart.com---Art work by Courtney & Carrolle.

buzzbrainexercises.com--Free resource material for teachers +-spot the creative mind through exercises to enhance critical thinking.
aboutdiabetesnstrokes.com---Free brain exercises for stroke victims and aspects of health education.

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PatsyC Premium
Hello Courtney, thank you for following me. I am following you back.

You have a very impressive bio!
You don't have your websites added to 'Follow Me On' below on the right hand side, so I will copy them from your bio and take a look.

Wishing you much success with WA :)
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BradBurns Premium
Hi Courtney,

I just viewed Anguilla-Beaches.com and saw you and your wife on the site. Nice work! You are a sculpture and work with clay and ceramics. The mahogany is awesome and I totally agree "His expressions of women are especially evocative, full of emotion, this sculpture being a personal favourite..." Me too!
I have just joined the Gemmological Association of Australia and love art. Especially sculpting and gem jewelry. I have a nice little collection of the rare Australian Black Opal Stone. Some stones will be set in pendants and rings but there is one special 2.864 ct shallow cut stone that I will not depart with. It has deep fire and every colour you can think of. Deep red flashes one way with flashes of blue and green. Turn it the other way and it flashes orange yellow blue violet red etc etc... you know where I am coming from!

I thank you for following me and I wish you and your family the very best in all aspects of life.

Cheers mate,

Brad
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codevonish Premium
Thanks for `returning the favor; great site but not yet seen the last post;-too too busy. Best wishes.
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BradBurns Premium
I know the feeling - too busy. WA life has me up at 4 am every morning writing, sometimes 2 am. This was not the case before I joined WA!
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codevonish Premium
It's addictive but enjoyable.
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BradBurns Premium
Absolutely!
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Thank you for following me Courtney, nice that we have recently begun conversing, both of us being fellow artists and sharing a kindred spirit.

Funny you mention you lived in Anguilla since 1988, that was the year I visited Anguilla and stayed at the Cocoloba Plantation, I was in Barbados also in 1989. You are a lucky man have lived in such beautiful tropical places!

Take care and good luck with your business!

Kaju
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codevonish Premium
You have also visited 2 beautiful places, I'm afraid Cocoloba is no longer there , I knew the owners and had several exhibitions there , It was first bought by Viceroy , and is now a Four Seasons resort, you will be surprised at the size, a little non Anguilla looking..Continue having fun. Have you ever recorded with World Music, a good concept, I carry a sample display in the gallery. in Barbados I use to own a music retail outlet and introduced Barbados to Reggae, supplied out of London.(1970) One of my sons is a marketing manager for E1 out of Canada.Best wishes.
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jetrbby80316 Premium
Wonderful business adventures and escapades, you have an continue to live a full life, my friend!
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Courtney!

Thank you so much for following me! I'm very pleased to meet you and I'm of course following you back.

You've got a very exciting background - you certainly is an inspiration for many people. I wish you all the best further on and great success also within the online business.

:-) Pernilla
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codevonish Premium
Thank you looking forward to us networking.
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BradBurns Premium
Hi Codevonish

How are you? I have been a member for 1 week now and loving it. But something has come up which concerns me. I have done some searching and something doesn't smell right.
Might be a small issue but it could also be major as well.
I would rather not discuss this with you over WA.(does that sound familiar?). I wonder how many others received the same welcome letter? I am happy to see you after such a long time hmmmm
I will send you the details if you can respond to this email add
bradb18@outlook.com. As you can see I am a premium member and not a scam.

Cheers Covendish

Brad
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codevonish Premium
Please Send me a private message;
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Greetings,

I was making my way around the WA platform and decided to follow some people.

Your profile is very impressive! You seem to be one who follows his passions without allowing life's distraction to deter you from reaching your destination.

Looking forward to being a part of your network, Courtney.
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Alimee Premium
Mr Code :)

Thank you for the add.

Good vibrations is on the horizon today. Make the most of what is most precious in this world to help you achieve all you want and that is - Time! ... Use it well my friend and may time always be on your side :)

Ali
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codevonish Premium
Thanks you for the kind words, All the best also.Blessings.
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AfqmBiz Premium
This is my appreciation message to all community members that willing to spare your ample time just to following me together networking under WA.

I wish all the best in your 2017 journey and beyond!

Keep it up and Welcome aboard! :)

*P/S: Glad to being able to send out my message to every following friend Dashboard Page on my networking. I take this opportunity to briefly know each and everyone. Hopefully I can remember all :)
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viyee Premium
Thank you for the follow! Welcome to WA. You have all the tools and support you need to grow a successful business online!
The awesome training lessons and the community support. You have made the right decision. All the best!
Very best wishes you have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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codevonish Premium
My pleasure.
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eagleswealth Premium
I am excited on reading the first three words of your profile because I am also from Barbados and was wondering if there were any others here. I wrote a post in celebration of the 50th anniversary, but didn't raise up any others.

Thanks for responding to my question. I will check out your blog now.

Judy
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Frenchfries5 Premium
Hello... very nice to meet you.. Thank you so much for the follow. I am so interested in your bio. I love the topic of your website. I am very interested in anything that involves rehab of the brain. I would love to take a look at your website. I have worked with Alzheimers patients. My son is also a Music Therapist. You live in Anguilla That area is our favorite. We have not been to Anguilla but we vacation to St. Maarten.
All the best to you! Michelle
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codevonish Premium
Thanks, we are only a 20 minute ferry ride away from St. Maarten; a LIL piece of heaven on earth.
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Frenchfries5 Premium
Ahhh.... our timeshare covers LaPlage Royal Islander. We lay on the beach and watch the planes :)
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kmer6 Premium
Good evening to you Courtney, my name is Ken and I welcome you to WA and thank you for the follow. I am following you back, just because. Now that I am approaching older age I appreciate knowledge more and more. I feel the more you keep learning, the more meaning of life you experience. I now wish I would have started this quest a long time ago.
All things are possible when you believe. Desire, focus, and determination are the building blocks that empires are built of. I look forward to working with you and wish you much success and prosperity in your journey at WA.
Ken
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codevonish Premium
Thanks for returning the favor Ken,we share the same sentiments; I wish you all the best.
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WLG Premium
Hello Codevonish,

Thank for the follow,as you very well know I am also following you.I am quite impressed with your vast body of work.Very good job and well done.

I Pray you continue to be Blessed and I Pray that our LORD and Savior Continue To Shower His Abundant Blessing UpOn You;

To God Give The Praise;
Your Brother In Christ;
William
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codevonish Premium
Thank you, sorry for the delay in responding, fell through the cracks. Blessings.
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WLG Premium
It's all good brother-William
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Marcel92 Premium
Hello and welcome to our Wealthy Affiliate community.
You are in good hands here with all kinds of training and people always ready to help out with your online journey.
Thank you for following.
 
Wishing you the very best with your online journey.
 
My profile page -  https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/marcel92
 
>>>> A simple act of caring creates an endless ripple that comes back to you..
 
In Friendship
 
Marcel...
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immistermike Premium
Courtney,
I left you the following feedback on your devonishart.com website. OMG! You rock, brother!

Upon arrival at devonishart.com I was met with a photo of Courtney Devonish along with a beautiful bead necklace hand-made by Courtney’s wife, Carrolle and then a photo of a bronze sculpture of a sleeping beauty. Immediately I knew I was in for a treat! And I wasn’t disappointed!

One menu link takes you to Courtney’s art work, a vast collection of carved wooden pieces ranging from peacocks to the abstract to hearts and pelicans. There are various female torsos, vases and fish. A carving entitled Nautilus is one of favorites. The beauty of the wood carvings is difficult to put into words, but to say that some simply take your breath away is an understatement. There are also bronze sculptures, the sleeping beauty and another of a woman’s torso bottom.

Another menu link brings you to the bead art work of Courtney’s wife, Carrolle. These necklaces are beautiful and works of art in their own right. The creativity behind the beading is apparent and any woman would be proud to wear any of them!

There are also two Galleries on the website that sport the work of Courtney and Carrolle. In Gallery1, am I amiss in saying I spotted a sun carved from Purple Heart?

The web site in itself is attractive and lures in the visitor. It is very easy to navigate. Pieces that are for sale are clearly marked. Personally, I would love to know the choice of wood for the carvings. Most seem to be mahogany and the piece entitled “Reaching For The Sky” is either walnut or ebony? Regardless, all of the art pieces are spectacular and very well done!

There were also a lot of “hints” about pottery and turning. Again, Courtney, I would love to see some of your work!

Your use of Wealthy Affiliate banners is very well done. The presence is there but nothing overwhelming or overbearing. Your page on WA is brief and to the point, yet you touch on all the strong points of WA and make it convincing!

All in all, devonishart.com is a fantastic website, well laid out, attractive, with beautiful art to sell. Great work, Courtney!

All my best,
Mike
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codevonish Premium
Coming from you Mike the comments mean a lot to me, Inow have to focus on making it a profitable business, I was afraid to focus on that until i was happy with a certain standard. Thanks for your encouragement. wish you continued success.
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MyraBeth Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. Thanks for the follow.

All I can say is follow the Wealthy Affiliate course, and you will be amazed. Each lesson along the way is designed for beginners and you'll amaze yourself how you can build your own website. If you have any questions, just ask the community. There are many who will provide you with helpful answers. This is a very supportive community. And I will help you, as much as I can, and will encourage you.

I have tried many different online programs. Although I haven't finished the WA course, IMHO, this is by far, the best course (and community) to learn how to build an online income.

Wishing you all the best to your success.
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codevonish Premium
I am sure learning a lot at WA and i know there is a lot more to learn and the community is exceptional. Blessings.
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Steve1958 Premium
I really do appreciate you following me...thanks very much...I am going to let my dad know about the brain exercises...he has just been diagnosed with dementia and he's not handling it too well...I told him he needs to keep his brain active...he's currently studying to learn Hebrew...talk about going the 'whole hog'!
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codevonish Premium
What a challenge , don't discourage him but by all means try some of the exercises, look up diets that assist brain function, there are some,
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Steve1958 Premium
Thanks for your advice...
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Backontrack Premium
Hello Courtney. You have quite an impressive story. You made me think of a song Tupac wrote many years before he passed away "I get around".I will definitely bookmark your website and review it once I can get through a few hundred emails. Thanks for the follow and I look forward to making a real connection.
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codevonish Premium
Thanks, i understand about the emails, WA is more than a full time job.
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