Wednesday 30 September 2009, 17:23
I'm currently out walking in the Brecon Beacons for my new series of Weatherman Walking for next year and have texted this report in via my mobile to 'Gull' back at HQ - the wonders of modern technology, eh?
The route I'm taking today is the horse shoe route. We started at the Neuadd Reservoirs near Pontsticill...
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Tuesday 29 September 2009, 17:37
The BBC Wales Nature Flickr group are a very clever bunch of snappers...
Since we started the photo group back in 2007, we've had something in the region of 5,600+ images and the standard blows my socks off so regularly that I've actually taken to wearing sandles around the office! ;0
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Tuesday 29 September 2009, 17:18
My phone always rings when I'm, you know, indisposed.
As soon as I had washed my hands I called the number back.
The woman at the other end, after a little small talk, asked for a session for a band she "knows".
"They're the best band in [insert name of Welsh city]", she said.
"I like them. I've played...
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Tuesday 29 September 2009, 10:39
Today, September 29th is Michaelmas Day - traditionally the last day of the harvest season.
Around this time of year if the weather is fine and warm, people often talk about an 'Indian summer' or in Welsh 'haf bach mihangel'.
The weather has been quiet and settled recently thanks to a persistent area...
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Monday 28 September 2009, 11:54
Last week I was in Ceredigion filming for my new series of Weatherman Walking.
The walk started in New Quay and then along the new coast path to Cwmtydu and then Llangrannog, a distance of 9.4 miles.
Thankfully the weather was kind to us, often cloudy but dry with a little sunshine.
I've been to New Quay...
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Friday 25 September 2009, 11:34
The Cardiff indie stalwarts will be playing the city's Coal Exchange venue on 20 November for 'Recreation', celebrating the legendary Creation Records.
Read more about the gig on the Wales Music site.
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Thursday 24 September 2009, 15:50
So Judith Isherwood, chief executive of Wales Millennium Centre is heading back to her native Australia. Frankly, I'm gutted.
In the seven years since she's been here, Judith has achieved what she set out to do. She steered a large arts ship - a first of its kind in Wales - through the choppy waters of...
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Thursday 24 September 2009, 15:41
August Bank Holiday weekend and the Mid Wales village of Berriew's annual show is not where you'd necessarily expect to find an artist.
There was plenty to entertain visitors - the usual agricultural and livestock competitions, displays by birds of prey and plenty of fun for the children - but I'd gone...
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Wednesday 23 September 2009, 12:24
The venue that I DJ and occasionally promote in is pretty relieved that term time is upon us.
This summer it has been a challenge to get the crowds in to see our (excellent) bands, a challenge exacerbated by the smoking ban and the recession. It's a story echoed in venues throughout the UK. This isn...
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Tuesday 22 September 2009, 13:38
We've all been there at some time or other...
The quiet country lane suddenly turns into a scene from a John Wayne movie. The only thing missing are the red indians and bullets richocheting off the hedgerows.
Crazy eyed cows, stampede down grass verges either side of the car, whilst you helplessly peer...
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