Tuesday 16 July 2013, 16:47
Day four at the International Eisteddfod, and it's still a scorcher.
Friday 12 July 2013, 11:55
Day three at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod and we're still basking in glorious sunshine here. And yes, my bald spot is still getting burnt, no matter how much sun cream I stick on it!
Thursday 11 July 2013, 14:59
The morning started bright and early with some filming with the choir Colla Voce. Even with an Italian name the choir are actually from Johannesburg in South Africa.
Wednesday 10 July 2013, 16:08
For the third year running I'm spending time at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod.
Saturday 6 August 2011, 11:22
Well, it was my last day at the Eisteddfod yesterday and the busiest to date.
I made it back in one piece from Maes B, the youngsters' field, although they did seem inclined to sing the words of a certain advert at me when ever I asked a question…
The day started with a walk around the Maes and who...
Thursday 4 August 2011, 16:22
Well it's official - I have my first Eisteddfod cold, which has been proven is much more devastating for a man than a woman so I require much sympathy and coffee.
I saw into Jeremy Clarkson's nightmare last night when I went to a field with 750 caravans in it. There was a great atmosphere up there and...
Wednesday 3 August 2011, 16:55
Well it's the morning after the night before. The concert went well and I didn't fluff my Welsh words - phew!
To give a quick run down of the concert, I danced with the soprano, then I danced with the conductor. I seemed to make a zillion costume changes (including a change into my moustachioed alter...
Tuesday 2 August 2011, 14:46
Well my biggest day at the Eisteddfod has come. Apart from presenting my programme for BBC Two, I also have my own evening concert and today is the day.
It's a real challenge for me as a non Welsh speaker since everything, including all the arias I sing in Italian, German and English, has to be translated...
Monday 1 August 2011, 15:50
Well, it's my first day at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, and I must first point out that I am an Eisteddfod virgin. My family are installed at the cottage and before I know I've arrived I'm off to the 'Maes'.
It's totally buzzing here for the procession of the Druids... or the Gorsedd as they are...
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