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February (58 posts)

  1. Track of the Day #9: Elly Sinnett - Luna Eyes

    Tuesday 26 February 2013, 15:47

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    When Elly goes falsetto for that tiny shard of a chorus, it makes me believe that love isn't some hokey construct dreamt up by Hollywood to sell us formulaic rom coms.

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  2. John Nash, Welsh architect

    Tuesday 26 February 2013, 11:50

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    John Nash was perhaps the most famous architect of the 18th and early 19th centuries. He is remembered now for his work on Buckingham Palace, Regent's Park and Regent Street in London.

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  3. Bright summery treats ahead

    Monday 25 February 2013, 13:26

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    This week I preview some of the Welsh musical treats available at 2000 Trees, Green Man and Focus Wales.

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  4. Former miner and campaigner stars in new Ken Loach film

    Monday 25 February 2013, 12:47

    Polly March Polly March

    It's not often you can say that an 83-year-old has given you a new lease of life. But after chatting to lifelong social activist and anti-war campaigner Ray Davies about his passion for politics, I feel strangely inspired.

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  5. The Glyndŵr rebellion

    Monday 25 February 2013, 09:29

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The one name from history that most Welsh people readily acknowledge is that of Owain Glyndŵr.

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  6. Public protest at threat to art gallery programme

    Friday 22 February 2013, 15:20

    Polly March Polly March

    It's a tough time to be involved in the arts - budgets are tight and extra pickings in funding terms are slimmer than ever.

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  7. Weekend weather: staying cold

    Friday 22 February 2013, 14:10

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Over the weekend, it is going to stay cold with a north-easterly breeze bringing plenty of cloud.

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  8. Author breathes new life into father's forgotten manuscript

    Friday 22 February 2013, 11:28

    Polly March Polly March

    When the best-selling Welsh writer Stead Jones died suddenly in his sleep 30 years ago, it left his wife and young daughters devastated. At the time his various notes and unfinished manuscripts were squirrelled away in wooden chest for safekeeping, not to be looked at for decades.

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  9. Near disaster in the Bristol Channel

    Friday 22 February 2013, 09:22

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    For several years two state-of-the-art paddlers ploughed up and down the channel, regularly calling at places such as Penarth Pier, Mumbles Pier, Barry and the pier head in Cardiff.

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  10. The Cardiff Pals

    Wednesday 20 February 2013, 17:15

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    At the end of August 1914 Lord Kitchener called for a further 100,000 volunteers to form what he termed "a New Army" to give extra weight to the armed forces.

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