Memories

Whether its a story lost in the mists of time or a tale from last summer, fond and sometimes difficult memories feature in our collection of short films below.

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Alwyn

Caribbean Firsts

By: Alwyn Howson, January 2005

"There are a lot of Alwyns in Wales, but I bet I'm the first black one." Alwyn looks back at his rich and active adolescence in Montserrat.

Close up of a school photograph

Prague Revisited

By: Desider Golten, October 2004

"I always promised myself that I would keep in touch." The Iron Curtain made it impossible for Desider to keep his promise.

Illtud's Family Photographs

Snapshots

By: Illtud Llyr Dunsford, January 2003

"Images comment on our histories, they tell their own stories." Old photographs keep family legends alive for future generations.

Uncle William

Danger Deep Water

By: Phil Palmer, February 2003

"The lake was much, much more to my Uncle William." A tragedy and a Welsh legend makes Phil's connection to Llyn-y-Forwen stronger.

The journal

Jam-packed Journal

By: Elliw Griffiths, January 2007

"My sister suddenly appears with this, a fantastic home made journal." What was once an empty book finally makes it home jam-packed.

Reg

Aunt Reg's Photo Album

By: Sarah Goodey, December 2002

"Of all the stories my Great Aunt told, this one is most valuable." Sarah is looks at the similarities between her and her ancestors.

Bryntaf

My Street Bryntaf

By: Fred Payne, September 2006

"You knew they were coming by the sound of the drums." Fred takes us down his street giving a glimpse of community life as it was before.

Alison

The Road to Worthing Pier

By: Alison Waghorne, September 2005

"It didn't matter what we did ... I liked it all." Alison's fond holiday memories of her grandparents and the road to Worthing Pier.

Rhondda landscape

Wandering

By: Catherine Craven, 2007

"We would be off first thing in the morning and back in the evening without a care." Catherine remembers walking everywhere with friends in her childhood.

Jackie

Home

By: Jackie Davies, 30 November 2007

"Now I've got blue scars on my left leg." Jackie Davies, from Porth, finds that certain smells trigger memories of the Rhondda.


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