My review of Griff Rhys Jones’ new(ish) book, ‘Insufficiently Welsh’ is over on Wales Arts Review. Follow this link and while you’re there enjoy another selection of top notch writing and reviews.
This evocative photograph gives you a good idea of what ‘Do Miners Read Dickens?’ by Hywel Francis and Siân Williams is all about. It’s a celebratory coffee-table volume to mark the 40th anniversary of the South Wales Miners’ Library which is part of Swansea University. But in doing that it also tells the story of … More ‘Do Miners Read Dickens?’ by Hywel Francis and Siân Williams
Enclosing Cardiff Bay is a barrage which you can walk across. The engineering end is actually near Penarth. I don’t know whose idea this was but it’s a great one. As you walk through the engineering stretch, you notice stretches of yellow paint seemingly at random. It’s only when you look back that you realise … More Optical illusion at Cardiff Bay barrage
I’m very lucky to live near Wentwood or Coed Gwent. Within a few minutes I can be lost in the woods and not see anyone for hours. Just me, the pooch, the trees and the bluebells which makes it a favourite place for walking and thinking when I get the time. I was struck today … More Walking in Wentwood