Blog posts by year and month January 2013

Posts (54)

  1. You may have heard about Lammas, the UK's first planned eco village in Glandwr, Pembrokeshire, where a collection of families have built their own affordable homes and are attempting to live a self-sufficient lifestyle.

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  2. It was 120 years ago this week that the flamboyant archdruid and surgeon Dr William Price, who pioneered cremation in Britain, died aged 93.

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  3. One highlight of its upcoming season has already been announced and now the agonising wait is over as National Theatre Wales is at last lifting the lid on what else it has in store for audiences in 2013.

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  4. There can be little doubt that RM Lockley was one of the greatest naturalists of his age – arguably of any age. His name will be forever linked to the tiny island of Skokholm off the coast of west Wales.

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  5. David J Loomes-Wilson was different. Despite being in the army and having the prerequisite number of nicknames, his friends were very specific about the information and meticulous in their memories.

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  6. There's been further snow and disruption today, mainly in parts of the south and west with showers falling as hail or sleet in some coastal areas.

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  7. The production and use of Anglesey Pennies in the late 18th century was probably the first time that privately produced "tokens" were used in Britain during the Industrial Revolution.

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  8. My heart is all a pitter patter with good adrenaline at the prospect of The Joy Formidable's second album being released today.

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  9. After a stint of recording, we are back in concert mode this week for a concert that will not only include Beethoven's wonderful Emperor Concerto, but also Benjamin Britten's Spring Symphony.

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