Blog posts by year and month December 2012

Posts (49)

  1. This year's celebration of my favourite music of Welsh origin is spread across two three hour shows... and it's still a very compact, tin of sardines-like affair.

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  2. It's that time of year again, when I try to squeeze an entire year's worth of excellent Music of Welsh origin into three paltry airwave hours.

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  3. The greatest account of trench warfare was arguably that of an ordinary ranker. It was Old Soldiers Never Die and it was written by a Welshman.

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  4. Sherman Cymru's 2013 programme for emerging writers will kick off promptly in the New Year with a piece that attracted praise at the 2011 National Eisteddfod: Cynnau Tân by Rhian Staples.

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  5. Balancing festive cheer with the sensitivity of her patients' situations is something incredibly important for Kathy Fildes, deputy sister at St David's Hospice in Llandudno.

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  6. There are 16 other communities called Bethlehem in the world. Wales can lay claim to one of the smallest, the tiny hamlet of Bethlehem in Carmarthenshire, home to about 150 people.

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  7. You may recall the stunning Blinc digital arts festival back in October, which saw the medieval walls and ramparts of Conwy Castle turned into a giant cinema. Now the artist behind that tribute is to develop his moving image work into a project to be shown at The Mission Gallery in Swansea.

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  8. It is one thing to be working over Christmas but quite another to be doing so aboard a ship at sea almost 8,000 miles away from home.

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  9. December is the second wettest month of the year on average in Wales and there's plenty more rain to come over the next 36 hours.

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  10. When you're back from the pub and tucking in to a plateful of turkey and trimmings on Christmas Day, washing it down with a nice glass of wine perhaps, spare a thought for Ken Owens.

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