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  1. "Art tells us much more about the reality of war……."

    With the BBC Wales film crew, I looked across a field at Mametz Wood on the battlefield of the Somme - a dark and sombre prospect in the February rain. Trees, tall and bare, grown from the seed of a forest obliterated by British artillery in July 1916, rise, now, from a tangle of bramble and haz...

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  2. Penry Williams

    Painter Penry (or Penri) Williams was born in Merthyr Tydfil in 1802.

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  3. The Rhondda School

    Wales is fortunate in being able to boast a whole range of writers, musicians, singers and artists who have achieved international acclaim.

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  4. Welsh place names are part of what makes Wales different, but where did they come from and what is their origin?

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  5. Healthcare in Wales before the NHS

    Wales - and the Welsh people in general - played an important role in the creation of universal health care in the UK.

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  6. The Story of Singleton Park, Swansea

    Situated on the edge of the suburb of Sketty, Singleton is the largest of all Swansea’s parks, covering over 200 acres.

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  7. A new series of Coming Home brings a whole host of Welsh stars tracing their Welsh family trees

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  8. Llanelly House:  a perfect example of a Georgian town house

    Blogger Phil Carraidce writes about the recently restored Llanelly House one of the finest examples of a Georgian town house in South Wales.

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  9. Ghost stories from various parts of Wales - Monkton, Llancarfan and Cardiff Castle

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