February (58 posts)
Tuesday 26 February 2013, 15:47
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.
Tuesday 26 February 2013, 11:50
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.
Monday 25 February 2013, 13:26
This week I preview some of the Welsh musical treats available at 2000 Trees, Green Man and Focus Wales.
Monday 25 February 2013, 12:47
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.
Monday 25 February 2013, 09:29
The one name from history that most Welsh people readily acknowledge is that of Owain Glyndŵr.
Friday 22 February 2013, 15:20
It's a tough time to be involved in the arts - budgets are tight and extra pickings in funding terms are slimmer than ever.
Friday 22 February 2013, 14:10
Over the weekend, it is going to stay cold with a north-easterly breeze bringing plenty of cloud.
Friday 22 February 2013, 11:28
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.
Friday 22 February 2013, 09:22
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.
Wednesday 20 February 2013, 17:15
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.