Blog posts by year and month October 2009

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  1. The next stop on our Weatherman Walking trip was Mold where we've been filming for the last two days. I've been doing a 4-5 mile circular walk, beginning and ending at the car park up around Moel Famau - a well known hill in the area and the Jubilee Tower. The area is also home to a wide and ...

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  2. If you haven't already seen it, take a look at the dolphin video on the BBC Wales nature portal currently. It's an amazing clip showing bottle nose dolphins playing around with jellyfish, smashing them up into the air with their tails. It can't have been much fun for the jellyfish though! The...

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  3. Fifteen years ago, Newport was at the centre of a resurgence of Welsh indie music as the world's press praised the likes of 60ft Dolls, Novocaine and Dub War. Our Welsh music history site takes a look back at the time, including a 1994 edition of BBC Wales documentary series The Slate.

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  4. In a little over a week I'll be hopping down to Cardiff for the annual Swn Festival. Swn is an intimate sprawl of excellent leftfield music spread around many of Cardiff's venues, clubs and pubs. Radio 1 and C2's Huw Stephens told me that the festival was inspired by other city-based music event...

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  5. Wes Anderson's film of Fantastic Mr Fox, based on Roald Dahl's children's tale, is opening the London Film Festival tonight.

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  6. The shortlist for the fourth Artes Mundi prize was announced on Thursday 8 October 2009.

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  7. Just a quicky to let you know that radio presenter - Roy Noble will be chatting to orchid experts - Pat O'Reilly and Sue Parker on Thursday, 15 October between 2.30 - 3.15pm on Radio Wales. Here's a common spotted orchid, I photographed on Anglesey earlier this year: The husband and wife team have visited many countries around the world in search of their favourite flower - the wild orchid, including Bulgaria, France, Portugal and Scandinavia. They'll be telling Roy all about their travels and talks on orchid tourism taking place at the National Botanic Garden Of Wales. Gull Video clip of orchids at Kenfig Nature reserve Photos of British Orchids

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  8. Hi, I will be resurrecting the gig guide for my show starting this coming Sunday night. If as a venue or promoter you're interested in having your gigs plugged, please send details of your events for the forthcoming week to: themysterytour@gmail.com - please make the first words in your email'...

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  9. I've been busy walking again this week for my new Weatherman Walking series - this time around the delightful seaside town of Barmouth. I've never stopped here before and have always by-passed it on my way to other walking destinations but it's well worth a visit and has some great walking rout...

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  10. In my hands today, fell a lovely pink copy of the latest issue by Kruger magazine. A few years ago, I spent two backbreaking years running the Welsh-langugage magazine Tacsi, so I've a lot of respect for anyone running a website, blog or published magazine. It's a creative and rewarding work, bu...

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