I’ve been intending to make this nostalgic walk for some time. Back in 1990-91 I finished university and then began working in a warehouse while I tried to work out what I was going to do and save some money. It was a long walk – actually longer than I remember. I had no car, … More A Sentimental Journey around Bristol
Back in June I posted about the Banksy-style stencilled graffiti appearing around Newport over the course of last year and included all the photos I’d managed to snap since March. But there’s a far fuller photographic record by my ITV Wales colleague Lee Smith which is also much more recent.
In the last few months some Banksy-esque graffiti has appeared at locations around Newport. I wrote about it here but more have appeared since then. Every other city has its Banksy imitators, so why not Newport? Does it mean that Newport is becoming middle class? Or is it just vandalism? And why can’t the graffitist … More Newport Graffiti