Blog posts by year and month October 2012

Posts (55)

  1. History blog by Phil Carradice on the White Funnel Fleet

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  2. Last week I found myself with a free afternoon, and headed to the Glamorgan Archives, where it’s always nice and warm and friendly.

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  3. There's very little faff this week. It's all about amazing Welsh creativity: fascinating sounds for fascinated people. Something like that.

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  4. I wish I could have met Daniel Jones. He was a fascinating character, a close friend of Dylan Thomas, and also worked as a code breaker during World War Two.

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  5. When so many arts groups and smaller theatres are struggling, it's always pleasing to hear about the ones that are thriving, despite the tough financial climate. This year marks Cardiff-based Theatr Iolo's 25th birthday.

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  6. The weather this weekend will be ideal for heading out and enjoying the autumn colours.

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  7. A new exhibition that aims to explore the human condition is to open at the Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre in Cwmbran this weekend. It takes its title from the popular Dylan Thomas poem, When I Woke.

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  8. An eclectic mix of talent will descend on Newport next week as the annual Comedy Port festival gets underway.

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  9. If one man more than any other can be said to have helped Wales gain the sobriquet "Land of Song" it has to be the conductor Caradog.

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  10. This is one of those weeks when you can understand why JK Rowling doesn't like to read what people are writing about her. "If you like Harry Potter you will hate this book," says one reader. And obviously there's an element of truth here, especially if you're only 11.

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