April (30 posts)
Friday 2 May 2014, 09:41
The Welsh have always had an affinity with dogs. Welsh mythology, folklore and legends from The Mabinogion are full of tales about hunting hounds and ferocious, dangerous beasts that roamed the hills and always obeyed their masters.
Wednesday 30 April 2014, 15:33
According to the Met Office April has been a warmer than average month in Wales, with the north being drier but parts of the south have been slightly wetter than normal.
It looks like May will start unsettled tomorrow with a slack area of low pressure bringing some rain and heavy showers over the next...
Tuesday 29 April 2014, 11:37
The 1920s and 30s were an exciting time in aviation history. Following on from the huge advances that flying had taken during the World War One, post war aviators quickly and easily took on new challenges.
Tuesday 29 April 2014, 11:36
To mark 100 years since his birth, A Poet in New York portrays the final days of Dylan Thomas’ life, and with such an infamous story comes a great responsibility.
Monday 28 April 2014, 16:10
Derek Brockway with the weather for 28 April 2014.
Monday 28 April 2014, 12:11
There is a book of photographs of Dylan taken in Laugharne during his last summer. These black and white photographs transport us back to that time in 1953. In some of the photographs Dylan is smiling. In others he is thoughtful, standing alone.
Friday 25 April 2014, 20:13
Tomorrow any rain in the north will clear, leaving dry and bright weather and sunny spells. However, showers are likely and these will become more widespread during the afternoon.
Most of the showers will be in the south where some will be heavy. The north will be drier and will get the best of the...
Friday 25 April 2014, 14:59
Friday 25 April 2014, 11:17
Can Dylan Thomas do for poetry what The Choir did for music? Dub-Poet Benjamin Zephaniah thinks so. Exclusion from school and a spell in a borstal made him indifferent to poetry until he read Dylan’s Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night. Now he wants to show others how poetry can turn your life around...
Thursday 24 April 2014, 14:12
Back in February I wrote about my involvement with an art project linked to the British Home Children who were sent to Canada. At that time I spoke to Carol Black as part of a live broadcast for BBC Radio Wales and wrote her story in my blog.