Blog posts by year and month December 2013

Posts (49)

  1. When the nights are dark and the wind howls around the corners of the house, it is the ideal moment to gather the family together around the fire and enthral, intrigue and frighten them with stories of headless horsemen, strange apparitions and things like the mysterious corpse candles that once...

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  2. Every nation needs a detective show to call its own. Wales bizarrely didn't have one so we wanted to put that right with Hinterland. We were also passionate about working with Richard Harrington; we had all worked with him before and felt that there was an intensity about him that he'd bring to ...

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  3. Husband and wife Stanley and Min Lewis lived a fascinating life which saw them produce a vast body of creative work as well as befriend Dylan and Caitlin Thomas when they lived across the Taf estuary from them in Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire.

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  4. It’s now 40 years since The Exorcist hit the big screen and was promptly banned by local authorities all over the UK because of its graphic scenes of demonic possession.

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  5. A new open exhibition aimed at highlighting local talent goes on show at the Gas Gallery/Oriel Nwy in Aberystwyth this weekend. Organisers had to choose from more than 200 entries from 90 artists sent in from around Ceredigion.

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  6. When you look at the lives of famous Welshmen it is amazing to see how many of them were born during the Christmas period. Indeed, so many great actors, sportsmen and politicians entered the world around Christmas time that it's tempting to think some propitious guiding star was looking down...

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  7. Just as many of us like to adorn our homes at this time of year with festive decorations and lights; we’ve also come to expect our TV channels to get into the spirit too by adding a touch of wintry wonderland magic into the mix.

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  8. You look in a bookshop window and there they all are, the characters who live forever on the sales charts. Currently, you’ll find it’s James Bond and Bertie Wooster. Even the ones who are officially dead can’t be counted on to stay that way.

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  9. If you like festive tear-jerkers but weren’t so keen on the John Lewis or Sainsbury’s Christmas ads this year then you should take some time to watch the video of North Walian singer songwriter Al Lewis’ new Christmas track.

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  10. Ever wondered what it’s like to design Christmas? We spoke to Julia Berthelemy, who works for International Greetings, to find out who is behind the festive wrap and sparkle.

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