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February (58 posts)

  1. Track of the Day #8: The Arteries - Bleed Away

    Tuesday 19 February 2013, 17:14

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    All that sweat and attitude. All that fervour. All that year zero musical conservatism. Basically, a lot of Modern Punk is about as punk as a Carpenters tribute band. In fact, that does the Carpenters a terrible disservice.

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  2. Turning cloudier and colder

    Tuesday 19 February 2013, 16:42

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    The whole of Wales turned out fine and sunny today with fog in the Marches, around Hay on Wye, clearing by early afternoon.

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  3. Howling wolf

    Tuesday 19 February 2013, 15:42

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Here's another paragraph inviting you to dip your ears into more incredible music-that-happens-to-come-from-Wales. Only a couple of the tracks this week are wolf-related, in case you're suffering something of a primal, adverse reaction.

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  4. Life at the literary coalface: chapter one

    Tuesday 19 February 2013, 15:13

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    Sorry if some of this sounds faintly hysterical and full of a thinly-veiled desperation... only I'm writing a novel.

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  5. Omega Block as high pressure returns

    Monday 18 February 2013, 16:06

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    Omega Block dominates our weather bringing dry weather

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  6. Saddle up for evening of pedal powered cinema

    Monday 18 February 2013, 14:49

    Polly March Polly March

    Theatre company Cytser is not shy when it comes to unusual settings for screening cinema. They've previously invited audiences to don hard hats and venture into deep slate caverns and now they are planning an evening of cinema about bikes powered entirely by bikes.

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  7. A taste of spring this weekend

    Friday 15 February 2013, 17:54

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    It's been nice and dry today with some hazy sunshine lifting temperatures to between 7 and 10 Celsius. The good news is there's plenty more dry weather to come over the weekend too.

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  8. Storytelling project breathes modern life into age old tales

    Friday 15 February 2013, 13:10

    Polly March Polly March

    Every family has its own fables - tales of moral value with important lessons which are passed down from generation to generation.

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  9. Eco-poet leads others in verse workshops to honour the planet

    Friday 15 February 2013, 11:37

    Polly March Polly March

    In a time when many of us share grave ecological concerns, eco-poetry has proved itself to be a burgeoning art form, with poets as prominent as Gillian Clarke and Carol Ann Duffy penning verse about climate change.

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  10. Drier weather ahead

    Thursday 14 February 2013, 16:22

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    The weather has improved just in time for Valentine’s Day with some sunshine and a few scattered showers.

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