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Leanne Wood, Bae watch (September 2017) September 01, 2017
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood The political highlight of the summer, for me, has been something small, simple and local. Community is important to ... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Canon William Evans (Cymraeg) September 01, 2017
English  Arwr Trychineb DolgarrogCanon William Evans (1894–1976)  Canon William Evans ifanc(llun y teulu) Go brin y bydd llawer o... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Canon William Evans (English) September 01, 2017
Cymraeg Hero of the Dolgarrog DisasterCanon William Evans (1894 - 1976) A young William Evans(family photo) Many readers of this magazine will ha... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - On Probation September 01, 2017
On Probation In the early seventies newly appointed teachers tended to be university graduates who had subsequently followed a one year teaching co... [MORE]

Search, part 4; Steve Lamb September 01, 2017
Previous chapters of Search are available here:     Part 1; Chapters 1 and 2     Part 2;... [MORE]

Russell Todd; Make or break... Austria and Moldova September 01, 2017
Pêl-droed Cymru - Wales footballMake or break... Austria and Moldova Next game: Wales v Austria, 2 September 2017at Cardiff City Stadium ... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Yr Athro Sam Edwards September 01, 2017
English Yr Athro Samuel Frederick Edwards Ar Orffennaf 12, 1994 cynhaliwyd seremoni yn Ngholeg Prifysgol Cymru, Abertawe (ei enw ar y pryd), i g... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Professor Sam Edwards September 01, 2017
Cymraeg Professor Samuel Frederick Edwards On July 12, 1994 a ceremony was held at the University College of Wales, Swansea, as it then was, to ... [MORE]

Review: The Custom House, Penarth September 01, 2017
Review: The Custom House, Penarth The Custom House, Penarth MarinaPhotographer: Robin Drayton The Custom House contains two restaurants, 'La Marin... [MORE]

Review: The Lighthouse Kitchen, Tenby September 01, 2017
Review: The Lighthouse Kitchen, Tenby Although only opened at the beginning of 2016, The Lighthouse Kitchen, in the heart of the old walled-town ... [MORE]

Boyd Clack; The steel hard women of Saskatchewan September 01, 2017
The steel hard women of Saskatchewan Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)   The steel hard women of SaskatchewanPour down ... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (June 2017) June 01, 2017
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood Plaid Cymru had a decent local election. We broke new ground in a number of different parts of the country. We were j... [MORE]

Adventures with Sarah Jane Brown, Jennifer Pearce June 01, 2017
Adventures with Sarah Jane Brown    Sarah Jane Brown  Preview: Creating Space, Joanna Field Gallery, Milford Havenruns 2-29 June ... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Owen Thomas Jones CGF June 01, 2017
English Dr Owen Thomas Jones D.Sc. (Cymru), C.G.F. Image: Catalogue Number: P810095 Reproduced Courtesy of the British Geological Survey Mae O T ... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Owen Thomas Jones June 01, 2017
Cymraeg Dr Owen Thomas Jones D.Sc. (Wales), F.R.S.  Image: Catalogue Number: P810095 Reproduced Courtesy of the British Geological Survey OT... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Robert Owen (Cymraeg) June 01, 2017
English Y Diwygiwr Cymdeithasol heb ei ail o’r DrenewyddRobert Owen (1771 – 1858) Robert Owenportread gan William Henry Brooke, 1834ol... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Robert Owen (English) June 01, 2017
Cymraeg  Newtown’s unparalleled social reformerRobert Owen (1771 – 1858) Robert Owenportrait by William Henry Brooke, 1834oil on ... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The school disco June 01, 2017
The school disco “Mr Lamb, are you still in lodgings in Thomas Street?” the Headmaster called after me as I was passing his office on ... [MORE]

Search, part 3; Steve Lamb June 01, 2017
Previous chapters of Search are available here:     Part 1; Chapters 1 and 2     Part 2; Chapters 3, 4 and 5... [MORE]

Russell Todd; next up... Serbia June 01, 2017
Pêl-droed Cymru - Wales football: Next up... Serbia    Wales travel to Belgrade on 11th June to play their second consecutive awa... [MORE]

Boyd Clack; Walking on Fleetwood Lane June 01, 2017
Walking on Fleetwood Lane Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)  Walking on Fleetwood Lane this morning,the sun low ahead dazzling mine ... [MORE]

Interview with Jade Jones June 01, 2017
Interview with Jade Jones The people of Wales are proud of Jade Jones, voting her BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year; in 2012 and 2016. The... [MORE]

Salmon en croûte with tapenade and Brie June 01, 2017
Salmon en croûte with tapenade and Brie(this dish is suitable for pescatarians)     Living with a pescatarian, it is important ... [MORE]

Review: Gemelli, Newport June 01, 2017
Review: Gemelli Restaurant, Newport After spending a pleasant morning walking around Caerleon and its various historical sites, developing a heal... [MORE]

Review: The Belle Vue Bistro, Swansea June 01, 2017
Review: The Belle Vue Bistro,Swansea   Tucked around the corner of the main street leading from Swansea railway station, opposite The Drago... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Dyfrig Jones March 01, 2017
English Dr Dyfrig Jones Er gwaethaf yrfa ddi-nod yn yr ysgol, dringodd Dr. Dyfrig Jones i fod yn ffisegydd o enwogrwydd rhyngwladol, gan arddang... [MORE]

Review: Etc..., Penarth March 01, 2017
Review: Etc..., Penarth,Bro Morgannwg / Vale of Glamorgan I had been meaning to visit Etc... ever since I spotted some photographs of the interio... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Ynysyfelin, cymuned goll (Cymraeg) March 01, 2017
English Ynysyfelin: cymuned goll   Cymuned yn hytrach nag unigolyn sy’n cael y sylw y tro hwn, sef cymuned a ddifrodwyd er mwyn creu... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Ynysyfelin, a lost community (English) March 01, 2017
Cymraeg Ynysyfelin; a lost community We focus on a community rather than an individual in this edition. A community destroyed to create a reserv... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (March 2017) March 01, 2017
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood As I write this column, we are in full swing preparing for the Plaid Cymru spring conference, which is held this year... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Dyfrig Jones March 01, 2017
Cymraeg Dr Dyfrig Jones Despite an undistinguished school career, Dr Dyfrig Jones rose to become a physicist of international repute, displaying... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - Exams; then and now March 01, 2017
Exams; then and now On the six o’clock news last night I heard a teacher from the Netherlands describe the examination system of that country... [MORE]

Search, part 2; Steve Lamb March 01, 2017
Chapters 1 and 2 of Steve's serialised novel are available here Search,by Steve Lamb Chapter 3 An hour later Dave found himself sitting in his ... [MORE]

Care in the community; Boyd Clack March 01, 2017
Care in the community Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)  Bring back mental asylumsThat's what I say,Huge Victorian ones!Where is the... [MORE]

Russell Todd; next up... Dublin March 01, 2017
Pêl-droed: Next up... Dublin    For those fans whose primary allegiance lies with international as opposed to club football, this... [MORE]

Review: The Potted Pig, Cardiff March 01, 2017
Review: The Potted Pig, Cardiff   Another restaurant we had been meaning to visit for sometime, The Potted Pig, has an excellent reputati... [MORE]

Artes Mundi 7 February 16, 2017
Last chance to see: ARTES MUNDI 7 Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd - National Museum Cardiff& Chapter, Canton, CardiffRuns to 26 February 201... [MORE]

Review: 32 Townhouse, Narberth December 01, 2016
Review: 32 Townhouse, NarberthArberth, Sir Benfro We have often visited Narberth, or Arberth - it's right on the Landsker Line, so you takes your... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Ewart Jones December 01, 2016
Cymraeg Professor Ewart Ray Herbert Jones, F.R.S. 16 March 1911 – 7 May 2002 Ewart Ray Herbert Jones (ERH) was born in the village of Rh... [MORE]

Search, part 1; Steve Lamb December 01, 2016
Search,by Steve Lamb Chapter 1 Autumn seeped through the gloomy forest. Greasy branches dragged at your clothes as you passed. Greasy leaf mould... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Ewart Ray Herbert Jones CGF December 01, 2016
English Yr Athro Ewart Ray Herbert Jones C.G.F.16 Mawrth 1911 – 7 Mai 2002 Ganed ef ym mhentref Rhostyllen, ger Wrecsam, sy mewn stribed g... [MORE]

Kaleidoscope; Boyd Clack December 01, 2016
Kaleidoscope Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain) ☆   ☆ ★   ★      ★   &... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Laura Ashley (Cymraeg) December 01, 2016
English Y rhyfeddod o Ddowlais Laura Mountney Ashley (1925–1985)     Wn i ddim faint o gyfraniad wnaeth yr Eisteddfod Genedlaet... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Laura Ashley (English) December 01, 2016
Cymraeg The wonder of DowlaisLaura Mountney Ashley (1925-1985) There is no telling how important a role the National Eisteddfod played in the co... [MORE]

Russell Todd; Pêl-droed December 01, 2016
A warm welcome to Russell Todd and his inaugural article for Cymru Culture. Russell is a founding member of the Podcast Pêl-droed collective, ... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The rugby tour December 01, 2016
The rugby tour Like many of the south Wales grammar schools, the school where I taught at the start of the seventies had a strong rugby tradition. ... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (December 2016) December 01, 2016
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood Many have spoken of their dread and fear that someone like Trump, who conducted such a divisive election campaign is ... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Adelina Patti (English) September 01, 2016
Cymraeg The wonder of Craig y NosThe story of Adelina Patti (1843-1919) Adelina Patti It is very difficult for us today to try to comprehend exac... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Adelina Patti (Cymraeg) September 01, 2016
English Rhyfeddod Craig y NosHanes Adelina Patti (1843-1919) Adelina Patti Mae’n anodd iawn i ni heddiw geisio amgyffred pa mor enwog oedd ... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The sponsored walk September 01, 2016
The sponsored walk Towards the end of my career I chaired a number of public consultation meetings when the local authority was proposing to close ... [MORE]

The cost; Boyd Clack (September 2016) September 01, 2016
The cost Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)  Oh goddess of Valium and brandypassed to me like an expensive cigarAt a party in a house... [MORE]

Great Welsh courses: Tenby Golf Club September 01, 2016
Great Welsh Courses; Tenby Golf Club The Railway, James Braid and Dai Rees Tenby Golf Club Tenby is a town with a lot of history, its earliest kn... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Elwyn Hughes September 01, 2016
Cymraeg Dr Elwyn Hughes (1928-2015) Richard Elwyn Hughes was born on October 18th, 1928 in the village of Rhaeadr, Powys. His family upbringing ... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Elwyn Hughes September 01, 2016
English Dr Elwyn Hughes (1928-2015) Ganed Richard Elwyn Hughes ar Hydref 18fed, 1928 ym mhentref Rhaeadr, Powys. Cafodd fagwraeth hollol Saesneg... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (September 2016) September 01, 2016
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood Politics has seen a number of shifts in recent months. After remarkably little change in May's Assembly elections (th... [MORE]

Interview with Dan and Laura Curtis September 01, 2016
Interview with Dan and Laura Curtis On the BBC's One Show, with Tony Bennet Writers and performers Dan and Laura Curtis have a thing for swing. Th... [MORE]

Review: The Star Inn, Treoes September 01, 2016
Review: The Star Inn, TreoesVale of Glamorgan Travelling back from an antiques hunt one afternoon, we decided to stop in this lovely restaurant/p... [MORE]

Review: Shore Kitchen, Y Mwmbwls September 01, 2016
Review: Shore Kitchen, Y Mwmbwls   After more travels in search of antiques and collectables, we decided to stop in Y Mwmbwls for lunch. Af... [MORE]

Blackberry ideas: coulis and mille-feuille September 01, 2016
Blackberry ideasfor nature's seasonal bounty(these dishes are suitable for vegetarians) Mid-August to mid-September is blackberry season around h... [MORE]

Review: Green Man Festival, 2016 September 01, 2016
Finders KeepersGreen Man Festival, 2016   Green Man is a music festival for the musically-adventurous. I can see many bands with whom I'm f... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (June 2016) June 01, 2016
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood Since I last wrote for Cymru Culture Wales has had its election. Plaid Cymru’s key pledges and policies went ... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Gareth Roberts June 01, 2016
Cymraeg Gareth Roberts (1940-2007) Professor Gareth RobertsImage courtesy of and © University of Durham School reports present challenges to... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Gareth Roberts June 01, 2016
English Gareth Roberts (1940–2007) Yr Athro Gareth RobertsDelwedd: hawlfraint Prifysgol Durham Mae adroddiadau ysgolion yn cyflwyno her i a... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Cofio Billy Hughes (Cymraeg) June 01, 2016
English Cofio Billy Hughes(The Little Digger)1862-1952 William Morris Hughes, Prif Weinidog Awstralia Ar y ffordd adref o Eisteddfod Meifod y lly... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Billy Hughes remembered (English) June 01, 2016
Cymraeg  Billy Hughes remembered(The Little Digger)1862-1952  William Morris Hughes, Prime Minister of Australia On the way home from ... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - A typical day June 01, 2016
A typical day In writing about my experiences of teaching in a school in one of the Glamorgan mining communities at the start of the nineteen seven... [MORE]

Review: La Luna, Talbot Green June 01, 2016
Review: La Luna, Tonysguboriau (Talbot Green),Rhondda Cynon Taf Tonysguboriau is a modern, growing town in Cwm Elai in the parish of Llantrisant,... [MORE]

Aubergine roses June 01, 2016
Aubergine rosesa stylish veggie option(this dish is suitable for vegetarians)   My partner is vegetarian, and we often encounter difficulty... [MORE]

Review: La Trattoria, Talbot Green June 01, 2016
Review: La Trattoria, Tonysguboriau (Talbot Green),Rhondda Cynon Taf La Trattoria opened in 2004, when the Florimonte family brought their authen... [MORE]

The Coal Industry - Blessing or Curse? June 01, 2016
Cymraeg The Coal Industry - Blessing or Curse? Miner's Rescue, by Les Johnson Bronze, on a pennant sandstone plinthWelsh National Miners' Memorial... [MORE]

Y Ddiwydiant Glo - Bendith neu Felltith? June 01, 2016
English Y Ddiwydiant Glo - Bendith neu Felltith? Achub Glöwr, gan Les Johnson Efydd, ar blinth tywodfaen pennantCofeb Cloddio Glo Cenedlaetho... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Ezer Griffiths March 04, 2016
Cymraeg Ezer Griffiths (1888-1962)   About nine years ago a politician (Lord Haskins) suggested that people who like to eat lamb and are con... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Ezer Griffiths March 04, 2016
English Ezer Griffiths (1888-1962) Tua naw mlynedd yn ôl awgrymodd gwleidydd (Arglwydd Haskins) y dylai pobl sy'n hoff o gig oen ac yn pry... [MORE]

Salmon & king prawn lasagne March 01, 2016
Salmon and king prawn lasagne(this dish is suitable for pesco-vegetarians) This dish is simple, tasty and filling. It is also quite versatile. Mo... [MORE]

Review: Junction 28, Newport March 01, 2016
Review: Junction 28, Newport   Just outside Newport, Junction 28 has established itself as a great place to eat experimental and modern cui... [MORE]

Writing biography in Wales; Jen Llywelyn March 01, 2016
Writing a biography in Wales 'Morally indefensible'? A 'posthumous exploiter'?  Jen Llywelyn Dr Jen LlywelynPhotographer: Tim Arnold In Liv... [MORE]

Shooting Welsh wildlife - waxwings March 01, 2016
Shooting Welsh wildlifeWaxwings - winter visitors from the eastby Nigel Addecott   Some years we see hundreds of them, other years (that sh... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (March 2016) March 01, 2016
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood There’s a little over two months to go before people in Wales go to the polls for our national election. The L... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Coed y Bleiddiau (Cymraeg) March 01, 2016
English Coed y Bleiddiau Coed y Bleiddiau yn y 1930au (hawlfraint y Landmark Trust) Bwthyn bach diarffordd yng nghesail mynydd Y Garnedd yn ardal... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies; Coed y Bleiddiau (English) March 01, 2016
Cymraeg Coed y Bleiddiau Coed y Bleiddiau in the 1930s (copyright The Landmark Trust) Our attention this time is drawn to a secluded cottage in t... [MORE]

Review: Silent Explosion: Ivor Davies and Destruction in Art March 01, 2016
Review: Silent Explosion: Ivor Davies and Destruction in Art Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd - National Museum CardiffRuns to 20 March 2016 Yr Ysg... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The school eisteddfod March 01, 2016
The school eisteddfod At least a third of the members of staff of the grammar school were Welsh speaking in 1972 and Welsh culture was celebrated e... [MORE]

Great Welsh courses: Cradoc Golf Club March 01, 2016
Great Welsh Courses; off the beaten track Cradoc Golf Club Cradoc Golf Club, second hole Powys was sunny, hot and hilly. We were in Cradoc, a few... [MORE]

Review: gallery/ten, Debbie Smyth & winter group exhibition December 18, 2015
Review: gallery/ten, Debbie Smyth & winter group exhibitiongallery/ten, Cardiff - runs to 23 December 2015   gallery/ten Gallery/ten i... [MORE]

Griffith Jenkins Griffith (Cymraeg) December 14, 2015
English    Griffith Jenkins Griffith - Mr Hollywood Hŵre i Griffithwood? Yr arwydd enwog ym Mharc Griffith Ffotograffydd Sten R&uum... [MORE]

Griffith Jenkins Griffith (English) December 14, 2015
Cymraeg    Griffith Jenkins Griffith - Mr Hollywood Hooray for 'Griffithwood'? The famous sign in Griffith Park Photographer Sten Rü... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The school play December 01, 2015
The school play I was walking back to the grammar school after teaching a maths lesson in the neighbouring secondary modern. September was showin... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Handel Davies December 01, 2015
Cymraeg Handel Davies (1912–2003) There are many references in ancient writings which hint at the wishes of people to be like birds and fl... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies - Betsi Cadwaladr (Cymraeg) December 01, 2015
English Betsi Cadwaladr (1789-1860) Pan ffurfiwyd Bwrdd Iechyd Betsi Cadwaladr chwe blynedd yn ôl, roedd yr enw’n destun balchder i ... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies - Betsi Cadwaladr (English) December 01, 2015
Cymraeg Betsi Cadwaladr (1789-1860) When Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board was formed six years ago, the name chosen was a source of pride to many ad... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Handel Davies December 01, 2015
English Handel Davies (1912-2003) Mae llawer cyfeiriad mewn ysgrifau hynafol sy’n awgrymu dymuniad nifer o bobl i fod yn debyg i adar yn e... [MORE]

Shooting Welsh wildlife; All at sea - Nigel Addecott December 01, 2015
Shooting Welsh wildlifeAll at sea, by Nigel Addecott Boneparte's gull -  a rare visitor to Wales, more commonly found in North America The We... [MORE]

Christmas gift ideas, Claire Meredith December 01, 2015
Christmas Gift Ideas "I'm looking for something retro or vintage, but don't know where to start!" The vintage and retro look (whether it's clothin... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (December 2015) December 01, 2015
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood There has been an unprecedented attack on people in receipt of social security payments from a variety of the UK medi... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (September 2015) September 01, 2015
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood There is less than nine months before voters go to the polls in the Welsh General Election, a crucial one for our nat... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies - Syr Thomas Artemus Jones September 01, 2015
English Syr Thomas Artemus Jones (1871-1943) Syr Thomas Artemus Jones, 28 Ebrill 1919 gan Bassano Ltd, negatif gwydr plât-cyfanLlun: © ... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: mathematicians September 01, 2015
Cymraeg Some mathematicians of Wales According to the Oxford English Dictionary, mathematics has two main aspects: pure; and applied. The pure for... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - Corridor duty September 01, 2015
Steve Lamb is a retired teacher who lives in south Wales. In a career spanning more than forty years he worked as a teacher, local authority school ... [MORE]

Review: Be More Brando, Thomas Goddard September 01, 2015
Review: Be More Brando - Thomas GoddardEsgyn/Uprisings, MOSTYN, Llandudno - runs to 8 November 2015 Installation photographer: Richard Cynan Jonesi... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: mathemategwyr September 01, 2015
English Rhai mathemategwyr o Gymru Yn ôl y Geiriadur Rhydychen y mae dwy wedd i fathemateg: pur a chymwysedig. Mae’r wedd bur yn &lsqu... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies - Sir Thomas Artemus Jones September 01, 2015
Cymraeg Sir Thomas Artemus Jones (1871-1943) Sir Thomas Artemus Jones, 28 April 1919 by Bassano Ltd, whole-plate glass negativeimage: © Natio... [MORE]

Great Welsh courses: West Monmouthshire Golf Club September 01, 2015
Off the beaten track West Monmouthshire Golf Club West Mon - 6th green It was windy. Standing on the 9th tee I could feel the wind through my red... [MORE]

Review: Y Talbot, Tregaron September 01, 2015
Review: Y Talbot, Tregaron, Ceredigion4* inn   Y Talbot is a 4 star, 17th century inn in the pretty, compact, thriving market-town of Tregaro... [MORE]

Review: The Starry Messenger, Bedwyr Williams July 12, 2015
Review: The Starry Messenger - Bedwyr Williams Bedwyr Williams wins everything. He has been successful both with artistic juries and by public vo... [MORE]

Review: Manorhaus, Llangollen June 01, 2015
Review: Manorhaus, Llangollen5* restaurant with rooms River Dee from Llangollen Bridgea great place to watch kayaks negotiating the Afon Dyfrdwy's... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Professor Eleri Pryse June 01, 2015
Cymraeg Professor Eleri Pryse Professor Pryse was born in Dolgellau. She was a pupil in primary schools in Dolgellau, Bangor and Aberystwyth bef... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Yr Athro Eleri Pryse June 01, 2015
English Yr Athro Eleri Pryse Ganed yr Athro Pryse yn Nolgellau. Bu’n ddisgybl mewn ysgolion cynradd yn Nolgellau, Bangor ac Aberystwyth cy... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The end of an era June 01, 2015
Steve Lamb is a retired teacher who lives in south Wales. In a career spanning more than forty years he worked as a teacher, local authority school ... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies - Y ddau gochyn June 01, 2015
English Mae Emlyn Davies yn gyn-ddarlledwr a ddechreuodd ei yrfa gyda BBC Cymru fel cyflwynydd a chynhyrchydd. Cafodd ei benodi’n Brif Gomisi... [MORE]

Emlyn Davies - the two redheads June 01, 2015
Cymraeg Emlyn Davies is a former broadcaster who started his career with BBC Wales as a presenter and producer. He later became S4C’s first S... [MORE]

Chocolate desserts, made easy June 01, 2015
Chocolate desserts, made easy(this dish is suitable for lacto-vegetarians) Desserts have a reputation for being complicated and time-consuming to... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (June 2015) June 01, 2015
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood The next 12 months provides an outstanding opportunity for Plaid Cymru. After a short breather following the UK elec... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (March 2015) March 01, 2015
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood Plaid Cymru's Spring Conference is in Caernarfon this year. With a wealth of talent and experience, as well as strong... [MORE]

Shooting Welsh wildlife; little bunting - Nigel Addecott March 01, 2015
A 'little' challenge - the visitor from the east The work-phone rang. An excited, out of breath voice asked, "Where are you mate?" Recognising th... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - Teacher training March 01, 2015
Steve Lamb is a retired teacher who lives in south Wales. In a career spanning more than forty years he worked as a teacher, local authority school ... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: William Robert Grove March 01, 2015
Cymraeg William Robert Grove (1811-1896) The international film industry recently (February 22nd) held its Oscars ceremony for 2015 in Hollywood... [MORE]

Interview with Shani Rhys James March 01, 2015
Interview with Shani Rhys James Shani Rhys James with Pink Room, at 'Distillation': 30 Years of Painting at Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru Natio... [MORE]

Crafting: felt accessories for your home March 01, 2015
Crafting: felt accessories for your home   The BBC's second series of The Great British Sewing Bee is on air. The first series inspired ... [MORE]

Crafting: 'vintage' frame March 01, 2015
Crafting: 'vintage' frame When I can, I like to give gifts which are truly individual to family and friends for special occasions. For my sister's ... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: William Robert Grove March 01, 2015
English William Robert Grove (1811-1896) Yn ddiweddar (26ain Chwefror) bu’r diwydiant ffilm rhyngwladol yn cynnal seremoni’r Oscars ... [MORE]

Review: Cardiff Carnival 25th Anniversary Exhibition February 21, 2015
Review: Cardiff Carnival 25th Anniversary ExhibitionCardiff Story Museum, Cardiff Image: © Dan Green Photography As Bristol, Newport and Card... [MORE]

Stylishly wrapped presents December 03, 2014
Stylishly wrapped presents Having found the perfect gift for someone this Christmas, expending some time and energy on its wrapping, changes a good... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (December 2014) December 03, 2014
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood There has been widespread debate about future powers for Wales since the independence referendum in Scotland. This wi... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Frank Llewellyn-Jones December 03, 2014
English Frank Llewellyn-Jones (1907-1997) I’r mwyafrif llethol ohonom yn nhrefn ein gorchwylion dyddiol mae’r profiad o drydan yn un... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Frank Llewellyn-Jones December 03, 2014
Cymraeg Frank Llewellyn-Jones (1907-1997) For the overwhelming majority of us in our daily routines the experience of electricity is one of havi... [MORE]

Shooting Welsh wildlife; water voles - Nigel Addecott December 03, 2014
Magor Marsh water voles   "There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats"Ratty, The Wind ... [MORE]

Review: The Lumen Prize December 03, 2014
Review: The Lumen PrizeCellular Forms, Andy LomasWinner - gold Carla Rapoport, founder of The Lumen Prize, quoted art historian, E H Gombrich, at t... [MORE]

Review: Ty Croeso, Crickhowell December 03, 2014
Review: Ty Croeso, Crickhowell On our travels around the country, we have tended to favour west Wales when looking for a short-stay. After this, ... [MORE]

Celtic Charity Classic Tour December 03, 2014
Celtic Charity Classic Tour Wexford Sports & Classic Car Club welcomed the tour to New Ross Another classic car and motorbike trip is being or... [MORE]

Handmade gift tags December 03, 2014
Handmade gift tags At a vintage flea market in Abergavenny, I came across a delightful way to have personalised, individual gift tags, using vint... [MORE]

Handmade cards December 03, 2014
Handmade cards I have always bought my birthday, anniversary and leaving cards from high-street cards shops, making the most of the convenience a... [MORE]

Vintage-inspired gifts December 03, 2014
Vintage-inspired gifts I love owning and creating items which are truly individual. Whether that be jewellery (I have designed jewellery for a nu... [MORE]

Golf clubs of the Rhymney Valley December 03, 2014
Great Welsh courses:Golf clubs of the Rhymney Valley Golf in the ValleysThere's a tension in golf clubs today ... especially amongst Welsh golf c... [MORE]

Investiture, part III, by Wyn Thomas December 03, 2014
Investiture The Royal Investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales, in Caernarfon on 1 July 1969, was opposed by many in Wales; Mudiad Amddiffy... [MORE]

Review: PUNISHMENT from Sean Tuan John December 03, 2014
Review: PUNISHMENT from Sean Tuan JohnDeviance and Dance   The smell of sweat and spilt beer resonates through the theatre. It is visceral,... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The best thing ... December 03, 2014
Steve Lamb is a retired teacher who lives in south Wales. In a career spanning more than forty years he worked as a teacher, local authority school ... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (September 2014) September 01, 2014
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood The momentous vote in Scotland on Independence is now close. The outcome is, of course, in the hands of the people o... [MORE]

Shooting Welsh wildlife - Nigel Addecott September 01, 2014
Dinefwr badger sett   Although badgers are a nocturnal species, they can (though not very often) be seen during daylight; if you know where a... [MORE]

Pesto, pistachio and puff pastry tart September 01, 2014
Pesto, pistachio and puff pastry tart(this dish is suitable for lacto-vegetarians) This recipe is simple to make, yet impressive when served. The t... [MORE]

Roasted fennel and Welsh goat's cheese salad September 01, 2014
Roasted fennel and Welsh goat's cheese salad(this dish is suitable for lacto-vegetarians) This dish is perfect for a starter. It uses the beautiful... [MORE]

Pomme dauphinoise (made easy) September 01, 2014
Pomme dauphinoise (made easy)(this dish is suitable for lacto-vegetarians) This rich, deliciously moorish side dish is easy to prepare, making... [MORE]

Review: Ruthin Castle Hotel September 01, 2014
Review: Ruthin Castle Hotel We've been lucky enough to stay in some beautiful hotels and B&Bs over the years, but we had never stayed in an a... [MORE]

Photographic study; Ruthin 2014 September 01, 2014
Photographic study; Ruthin, 2014 Denbighshire's beautiful, historic county town of Ruthin, north Wales, is set on a hill overlooking Dyff... [MORE]

Blackberry Napoleon desert September 01, 2014
Blackberry Napoleon desert(this dish is suitable for lacto-vegetarians)   With blackberries now in season, and plentiful, I decided to make u... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The punishment September 01, 2014
Steve Lamb is a retired teacher who lives in south Wales. In a career spanning more than forty years he worked as a teacher, local authority school ... [MORE]

Great Welsh courses; Anglesey Golf Club September 01, 2014
Great Welsh courses:Anglesey Golf Club - a traditional links course When is a golf course not a links course? In America there is the tendency t... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Professor Julie Williams September 01, 2014
Cymraeg Professor Julie Williams Without denying the excellence of the scientific achievements of ancient civilisations, notably Greek, Indian a... [MORE]

Song of the mother vixen - Boyd Clack September 01, 2014
Song of the mother vixen Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)  Oh my dear autumn is dying.Autumn is dying and winter is here.And the leav... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Yr Athro Julie Williams September 01, 2014
English Yr Athro Julie Williams Heb wadu godidowgrwydd cyflawniadau gwyddonol hen wareiddiadau, yn benodol, Groegaidd, Indiaidd a Tseineaidd ac,... [MORE]

Investiture, part II, by Wyn Thomas September 01, 2014
Investiture 1 July 2014 was the 45th anniversary of the Royal Investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales. To analyse the events in Caernarfon... [MORE]

Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (June 2014) June 03, 2014
Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby Probables v Possibles, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, 30 May 2014 The season ended for me at the Liberty Stadium Friday... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (June 2014) June 01, 2014
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood In just over three months' time, the people of Scotland will vote to decide their national future. I visited Scotla... [MORE]

Ffair Cedweli June 01, 2014
Rhys Gryg Ffair Cedweli Friday 18th & Saturday 19th July 2014Cedweli Castle Castell Cedweli, Carmarthensire In an atmosphere echoing Wales' '... [MORE]

The Big Experiment : yr Arbrawf Mawr June 01, 2014
The Big Experiment : yr Arbrawf Mawr – BEAMan annual exploration of Welsh musical traditions, from trac* Music, song and dance weekend on be... [MORE]

Birding in Wales - summer visitors June 01, 2014
Summer visitors The spring heralds not only warmer weather, but an increase in the number of bird species we see here in Wales. From March, we see ... [MORE]

A Bird in a Cage - Women's suffrage in Wales June 01, 2014
A Bird in a CageWomen's suffrage in Wales Margaret Haig Thomas, or Lady Rhondda, was one of Wales' most prominent and active women in the Suffrag... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Ieuan Maddock, F.R.S. June 01, 2014
Cymraeg Ieuan Maddock, F.R.S. Mushroom cloud from the Operation Hurricane atomic bomb test, 3 October 1952Montebello Islands, Australia If I wer... [MORE]

Steve Lamb - The Interview June 01, 2014
Steve Lamb is a retired teacher who lives in south Wales. In a career spanning more than forty years he worked as a teacher, local authority school ... [MORE]

The Manor Town House, Fishguard June 01, 2014
The Manor Town House, Fishguard We've visited Fishguard (Abergwaun), north Pembrokeshire before, and stayed nearby, but had never stayed in Fishgu... [MORE]

Welsh blue cheese risotto with oven-roasted sea bass June 01, 2014
Welsh blue cheese risotto with oven-roasted sea bass(this dish is suitable for pesco-vegetarians, for lacto-vegetarians without the fish, or for ve... [MORE]

Roasted scallops with green pesto, fresh pasta and basil June 01, 2014
Roasted scallops with green pesto, fresh pasta and basil(this dish is suitable for pesco-vegetarians or, without the scallops, for vegans) This ... [MORE]

Home-made hummus June 01, 2014
Home-made hummus(this dish is suitable for vegans) I love hummus and eat it regularly. I often just buy it from ready-made on the way home from w... [MORE]

Salmon and Thai fishcakes June 01, 2014
Salmon Fishcakes(this dish is suitable for pesco-vegetarians) I am always trying to get the other half to enjoy receipes which he announces, with... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Ieuan Maddock, C.G.F. June 01, 2014
English Ieuan Maddock, C.G.F.Cwmwl madarch gan Operation Hurricane ffrwydradau prawf ar y 3ydd o Hydref,1952Ynysoedd Montebello, Awstralia Pe bawn... [MORE]

The snows of yesteryear (June 2014) June 01, 2014
But, where are the snows of yesteryear? * Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain) I was thinking about when as a boy in the fifties, me and Gwynne Evans... [MORE]

Investiture, part I, by Wyn Thomas June 01, 2014
Investiture The 45th anniversary of the Royal Investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales will take place on 1 July, 2014. However, before he ... [MORE]

Interview with Caradog James June 01, 2014
Interview with Caradog James Nick Stradling met the writer and director Caradog James, to talk about his latest film, The Machine ...   CC... [MORE]

Tin Shed Experience, Laugharne May 08, 2014
Tin Shed Experience, Laugharne  Laugharne (Talacharn), beside the Tâf estuary, will be forever associated with Dylan Thomas, who liv... [MORE]

Review: The Machine March 10, 2014
Review: The Machine2013In cinemas from 21 March 2014   Set in a dystopian Britain sometime in the future, The Machine sees troubled scien... [MORE]

Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (March 2014) March 06, 2014
Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby It has been nine months since my last column; a mixture of high work load and the need to focus on my health (of ... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (March 2014) March 01, 2014
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood   The publication of the South Wales Programme Board's preferred options for health re-organisation is potentia... [MORE]

Great Welsh golf courses: Royal Porthcawl and Machynys March 01, 2014
Two great Welsh courses:Royal Porthcawl and Machynys – the old and the new Royal Porthcawl; one of the world's finest courses Wales used to ... [MORE]

Puffins of Skomer Island; Nigel Addecott March 01, 2014
The Puffins of Skomer Island Recent news of the bird world has not been good. Sustained storms during the past few weeks have meant many seabirds h... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: John Houghton, F.R.S. March 01, 2014
Cymraeg John Houghton, F.R.S. John Houghton speaking at a climate change conference in High Wycombe, 26 February, 2005image © Kaihsu Tai &nb... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: John Houghton, C.G.F. March 01, 2014
English John Houghton, C.G.F. John Houghton yn siarad mewn cynhadledd newid hinsawdd yn High Wycombe, 26 Chwefror, 2005llun © Kaihsu Tai Ma... [MORE]

Review: To This I Put My Name, Claire Curneen March 01, 2014
Review: To This I Put My Name, Claire CurneenMission Gallery, Swansea - runs to 16 March 2014Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire - 12 April to 29 June... [MORE]

Coquille Saint-Jacques March 01, 2014
Coquille Saint-Jacques (this recipe is suitable for pesco-vegetarians) Ingredients: Undyed, smoked haddock filletBag of pre washed watercre... [MORE]

Salmon teriyaki with pumpkin seed crust March 01, 2014
Salmon teriyaki with pumpkin seed crust (this recipe is suitable for pesco-vegetarian)   This dish is so easy to make, and so satisfying... [MORE]

Artisan rice pudding with blackberry compote March 01, 2014
Artisan rice pudding with blackberry compote(this recipe is suitable for lacto-vegetarians)   This satifying, rich and warming desert is easy... [MORE]

The snows of yesteryear (March 2014) March 01, 2014
But, where are the snows of yesteryear? * Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain) I lived with my auntie and uncle when I was a boy, but spent the holid... [MORE]

Review: Y Syrcas (The Circus) December 22, 2013
Review: Y Syrcas (The Circus)2013, 92 minutes   Premiered simultaneously on 14 December 2013 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Penarth Pier Pa... [MORE]

Review: Eight and a half Welsh comedians December 05, 2013
Review: Eight and a half Welsh comediansThe Glee Club, Cardiff, 1 December 2013 'Tis the Season to Eat Drink and ... have a laugh? The Glee Club of... [MORE]

Nom Nom Artisan Chocolate - Taste Testing December 03, 2013
Nom Nom Chocolate Taste Testing:   We will be interviewing Nom Nom artisan chocolate maker Liam Burgess in the next edition of Cymru Cultur... [MORE]

The Braveheart effect and the lost stories of Wales December 01, 2013
The Braveheart effect and the lost stories of Wales     "My wife and I were in Edinburgh and we walked into the castle and saw th... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: David Brunt, F.R.S. December 01, 2013
Cymraeg Scientists of Wales: David Brunt, F.R.S. (1886-1965) David Brunt MA ScD FRS c. 1942image © Royal Meteorological Society, reprodu... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae Watch (December 2013) December 01, 2013
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood   There has rightly been public outrage at the spending cuts recently announced by Rhondda Cynon Taf council (R... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: David Brunt, C.G.F. December 01, 2013
English Gwyddonwyr o Gymru - David Brunt, C.G.F. (1886-1965) David Brunt MA ScD FRS c. 1942Delwedd © Royal Meteorological Society, atgynhyrch... [MORE]

What next for small Welsh food producers? December 01, 2013
Developing the food sector in WalesWhat next for small Welsh food producers? Wales the True Taste/Cymru y Gwir FlasPhoto: Mark Adams of Corpulent C... [MORE]

Review: The Albany Gallery, Cardiff December 01, 2013
The Albany Gallery, CardiffChristmas Exhibition 2013 Ancient and Modern, Garry Raymond-Pereiraoil on panel - 60 x 60 cm We are blessed in Wales wi... [MORE]

Book review: Dylan Thomas: The Pubs December 01, 2013
Book review: Dylan Thomas: The Pubsby Jeff Towns and Wyn Thomas With the centenary of Dylan Thomas' 1914 birth nearing; it is unsurprising that w... [MORE]

Road pricing in south Wales December 01, 2013
 Road pricing in south Wales Second Severn Crossing - latest of a long line of toll roads in Wales Image: Matt Buck   Imagine south Wal... [MORE]

Llandeilo December 01, 2013
Llandeilo Llandeilo is a charming Carmarthenshire market town. Equalling the character and air of chic exclusivity that Cowbridge elicits, its ra... [MORE]

The snows of yesteryear (December 2013) December 01, 2013
But, where are the snows of yesteryear? * Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain) I used to go up the valleys, to Porth or Ponty quite often in my late ... [MORE]

Vegetable spring rolls December 01, 2013
  Vegetable spring rolls(this recipe is suitable for pesco-vegetarians, or for vegetarians if Quorn is substituted for the prawns) Making spr... [MORE]

Personalised Christmas decorations December 01, 2013
Personalised Christmas decorations I've always been a fan of personalised items for the home. Taking items bought from the high street and putting ... [MORE]

Fundraising concert in aid of Typhoon Haiyan victims November 18, 2013
West End performers unite for emergency fundraising concert,in aid of Typhoon Haiyan victimsSt Martin's Church, Caerphilly Thursday, 28 November at ... [MORE]

Welsh National Mining Memorial, Senghenydd September 25, 2013
Welsh National Mining Memorial, Senghenydd The Welsh National Mining Memorial will be unveiled in Senghenydd on the 14th October 2013. The date wil... [MORE]

Salmon ramen September 01, 2013
Salmon ramen This is my take on a 'ramen'; a popular and well recognised Japanese noodle dish (although of Chinese origin). It consists of a flavou... [MORE]

John Gingell Award, by Jennifer Pearce September 01, 2013
John Gingell Award:Toby Huddlestone and Alan Goulbourne at g39 The Gingell family and g39, (the artist led gallery and resource centre,) establishe... [MORE]

Tenby/Dinbych-y-pysgod September 01, 2013
Tenby / Dinbych-y-pysgod   My family and I have been visiting Tenby (Dinbych-y-pysgod) for years. Having stayed in a range of properties over... [MORE]

Review: The Old Chemist Inn, Saundersfoot September 01, 2013
The Old Chemist Inn, Saundersfoot   Saundersfoot is a delightful little seaside town on the Pembrokeshire coast. Although generally outdone b... [MORE]

Great Taste Awards – Welsh Winners 2013 September 01, 2013
Great Taste Awards – Welsh winners 2013 Mark Adams, from Corpulent Capers, discusses the demise of the Wales the True Taste/Cymru y Gwir Flas... [MORE]

Rhy dda i'w gwastraffu September 01, 2013
English toogoodtowaste: Menter gymdeithasol ffyniannus yn y cymoedd Roedd un o adegau mwya' ysbrydoledig etholiad 2011 yn un annisgwyl. Fel ymge... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (September 2013) September 01, 2013
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood Elections This year, 2013 has been billed as the 'year without elections', but for us in Plaid Cymru it was anything b... [MORE]

Public art in Cardiff, Dic Mortimer September 01, 2013
Public art in Cardiff, by Dic Mortimer More than 100 items of public art have been sprinkled around Cardiff during the last 20 years, most courtesy... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Yr Athro John Beynon September 01, 2013
English Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: Yr Athro John Beynon, C.G.F.   Mae cynnydd mewn gwyddoniaeth yn digwydd mewn amrywiaeth o ffyrdd, gydag amserl... [MORE]

Review: Bunch of Grapes. Pontypridd September 01, 2013
Review: The Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd Cymru Culture have reviewed the Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd, in a previous edition but, having enjoyed anot... [MORE]

The snows of yesteryear (September 2013) September 01, 2013
But, where are the snows of yesteryear? * Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain) My mother was born, and spent her early life, in India. Her father wor... [MORE]

Welsh National Opera - under 30s initiative September 01, 2013
Welsh National Opera - under 30s initiative Photo David Massey Welsh National Opera (WNO) is keen for more young people to have the opportunity t... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: John Beynon September 01, 2013
Cymraeg Scientists of Wales: Professor John H. Beynon, F.R.S.   Progress in science is achieved in a variety of ways, with different timesca... [MORE]

Interview with Dorian Spencer Davies September 01, 2013
Interview with Dorian Spencer Davies   Dorian Spencer Davies has a vivid, playful style. I first came across this Welsh artist's work in a qu... [MORE]

Broad bean, wasabi and crème fraîche pâté September 01, 2013
Broad bean, wasabi and crème fraîche pâté (this recipe is suitable for lacto-vegetarians) Broad beans … you eithe... [MORE]

Too good to waste September 01, 2013
Cymraeg toogoodtowaste: A thriving valleys social enterprise One of the most inspirational moments of the 2011 National Assembly election campai... [MORE]

Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (June 2013) June 06, 2013
Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby This image, following Wales v England, went viral. The tagline: "Spot the Welshman"l-r: John Inverdale, Clive Woodw... [MORE]

Response, Annie Giles Hobbs; review by Jennifer Pearce June 06, 2013
Response, Annie Giles Hobbs Untitled, Annie Giles Hobbs 2013 - mixed media Annie Giles Hobbs exhibited at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery in 20... [MORE]

Gwesty'r Emlyn Hotel, Newcastle Emlyn June 01, 2013
Gwesty'r Emlyn Hotel Gwesty'r Emlyn Hotel is a completely refurbished, 300 year-old coaching inn, in the centre of the lovely small market town of ... [MORE]

blasus delicatessen, Carmarthen June 01, 2013
blasus delicatessen, Carmarthen This is an exceptional little delicatessen in the heart of the thriving town of Camarthen and is certainly wor... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (June 2013) June 01, 2013
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood Transforming the Welsh economy is my number one priority and has been since I became leader of Plaid Cymru in March 201... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: John Meurig Thomas June 01, 2013
Cymraeg Scientists of Wales: John Meurig Thomas Portrait of John Meurig Thomas by David Griffiths, on display at the National Library of Wale... [MORE]

Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: John Meurig Thomas June 01, 2013
English Gwyddonwyr o Gymru: John Meurig Thomas  John Meurig Thomas - llun gan David Griffiths Erstalwm roedd un cwestiwn cyson mewn cwis Gwy... [MORE]

Aimee Taylor; Ocarinas June 01, 2013
Created with earth and water, sealed with fire and played by air Ocarinas are a beautiful type of vessel flute. Not generally well known, most peop... [MORE]

Preview; Oriel YJB June 01, 2013
Cymraeg Preview; Oriel YJB YJB Creative Arts Department is holding an exhibition of artwork at Oriel Colwyn, Theatr Colwyn, Colwyn Bay, from 24 to... [MORE]

Rhagolwg; Oriel YJB June 01, 2013
English Rhagolwg; Oriel YJB Cynhelir Adran Celf Creadigol YJB arddangosfa celf yn Oriel Colwyn, Theatr Colwyn, Bae Colwyn, o 24 tan 27 mis Mehefi... [MORE]

Review: Arcadecardiff June 01, 2013
Arcadecardiff Opening night for Paintings Now, by David Charles Williams Photo Robert Kennedy Cardiff used to be know as the Cit... [MORE]

Requiem, Boyd Clack June 01, 2013
Requiem Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)   And so the pagan hag has diedChurch bells are rung from far and wideFor the nurse who wa... [MORE]

Swansea City; review 2012/13 season, by Abigail Davies June 01, 2013
Swansea City; review 2012/13 season  Abigail Davies Following a hugely successful and historic centenary season for Swansea City, I now laugh... [MORE]

Carmarthen Canapés Caerfyrddin June 01, 2013
Carmarthen Canapés Caerfyrddin Selection of canapés on Welsh slate Canapés are often thought of as time consuming, and people... [MORE]

Photographic study of Newcastle Emlyn June 01, 2013
Photographic study of Newcastle Emlyn by Claire Meredith Newcastle Emlyn (Castellnewydd Emlyn in Welsh) is a small market town in northwest Carmar... [MORE]

Aimee Taylor: Legend of the dragon March 01, 2013
Legend of the dragon The dragon is one of the most popular and well known mythical creatures in Welsh culture. Y Ddraig Goch (the Red Dragon) ado... [MORE]

Apple & Elderflower Crumble March 01, 2013
Apple and elderflower crumble A modern twist on a classic desert. Our version of apple crumble makes use of the deliciously, distinctive taste of e... [MORE]

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru March 01, 2013
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru, Llun: © Dylan Moore Mae'r Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru yn bodoli yn Aberystwyth er... [MORE]

Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (March 2013) March 01, 2013
... the Dragon in the room Cardiff Bay, L-R: Craft in the Bay; Wales Millennium Centre; Pierhead; Y Senedd My last column began with a reference ... [MORE]

Rali Cilmeri 2012 March 01, 2013
William Powell AC/AM on the importance of supporting the Cilmeri Commemorationand its place in Welsh political history William Powell AC/AM  ... [MORE]

Pant Mawr Farmhouse Cheeses March 01, 2013
Pant Mawr Cheeses Making cheese has long since been a tradition in Wales, and in recent years cheesemakers in Wales have started to be recognised a... [MORE]

Smoked salmon puff pastry parcels March 01, 2013
Smoked salmon puff pastry parcels This recipe is simple to make, but looks very impressive. Created by the Head Chef at Tŵr Cymru Culture Towe... [MORE]

Interview with David Pountney, Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Welsh National Opera March 01, 2013
Interview with David Pountney David Pountney, image David Massey CC … What events led to your appointment as Chief Executive and Artistic D... [MORE]

Mother to her son, Boyd Clack & Kirsten Jones March 01, 2013
Mother To Her SonbyBoyd Clack and Kirsten Jones                  &n... [MORE]

National Coal Mining Memorial, Senghenydd March 01, 2013
National Coal Mining Memorial, Senghenydd Big Pit Piano Concert, September 2012 The National Coal Mining Memorial will be unveiled on 14 October 2... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales: Robert Recorde and William Jones March 01, 2013
Scientists of Wales: Robert Recorde and William Jones Some history of two mathematical symbols Mathematics is distinguishable from other scie... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (March 2013) March 01, 2013
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood   March 1st is a great time to be Welsh. It means it's nearly the start of spring, which is one of my favourite ... [MORE]

South Wales Classic Car Club March 01, 2013
South Wales Classic Car Club A Social Club on Wheels The Welsh-manufactured Gilbern on a road run The South Wales Classic Car Club is about more ... [MORE]

Review: St David’s Hall exhibition space - 'Triad' and 'Mount Analogue' January 30, 2013
St David's Hall, Cardiff, is hosting simultaneous shows in their exhibition space, running from 26 January to 1 March 2013: Triad, by Gareth, Morgan... [MORE]

Review: St David’s Hall Christmas Exhibition January 04, 2013
Review: St David’s Hall 2012 Christmas Exhibition Billy Banks, Penarth, Geraint Evansin situ at St David’s Hall 2012 Christmas Exh... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (December 2012) December 01, 2012
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood A key role of an Assembly member is scrutiny of the government, holding them to account. In recent weeks the Party of... [MORE]

The snows of yesteryear (December 2012) December 01, 2012
But, where are the snows of yesteryear? *   Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)   I was brought up in Tonyrefail, in the Rhondda, in the... [MORE]

Interview with Greta Isaac December 01, 2012
Interview with Greta Isaac When Greta Isaac leaves school this summer she is planning to join the family business. "I don’t like to think t... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales; Richard Tecwyn Williams, F.R.S December 01, 2012
Scientists of Wales  Richard Tecwyn Williams, F.R.S (1909 - 1979) There are different types of science, many more by now than the familiar ... [MORE]

Robert Wade: Operatic disasters December 01, 2012
Opera - Taking the Picc?    Being a Soccer fan, and also having some knowledge of foreign languages, I am truly curious as to how the ce... [MORE]

Ken Passmore; Dathlu December 01, 2012
Flwyddyn a hanner yn ôl roedd pawb yn y dosbarth, Cymraeg i Oedolion lefel Uwch, yn cael ei annog i gystadlu yn Eisteddfod y Dysgwyr yng Nga... [MORE]

Review: Lake Vyrnwy Hotel December 01, 2012
Lake Vyrnwy Hotel Originally built in 1890, the Lake Vyrnwy Hotel has been developed further on three separate occasions. It sits in a commanding... [MORE]

Review: The Drawing Room, restaurant with rooms December 01, 2012
The Drawing Room The Drawing Room, near Builth Wells, was the last place we stayed as part of our recent short trip around Wales. We picked this es... [MORE]

Interview with Patrick Jones December 01, 2012
Interview with Patrick Jones Patrick Jones is a poet and dramatist, born and brought up in the south Wales valleys, where he still lives. His wor... [MORE]

Welsh Mythology: the Tylwyth Teg and water myths December 01, 2012
Welsh Mythology: the Tylwyth Teg and water myths Along Wales' long coastline, and among its lakes and rivers, strange myths surround the water ... ... [MORE]

Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (December 2012) December 01, 2012
Wales' 2012 Autumn series ... and its legacy   Freezing in an empty Liberty Stadium So, it’s eight o’clock on a Friday evening. ... [MORE]

Cardiff Mardi Gras 2012 December 01, 2012
Cardiff-Wales LGBT Mardi Gras, 2012 Neon coloured Wellington boots, outfits consisting of tutus, pink patent Dr. Martens boots, marabou feathers, s... [MORE]

Artes Mundi 5 October 15, 2012
Artes Mundi 5 Wales International Exhibition and Prize 2012-2013 Teresa Margolles, Plancha, 2010, Hot Plate, 300 x 600 x 60cm. Installation with 1... [MORE]

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2012 September 01, 2012
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru, the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2012   Pafiliwn pinc; heart of Eisteddfod competition The National Eisteddfo... [MORE]

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod September 01, 2012
Llangollen: where Wales welcomes the world Opening ceremony For six manic days in July each year, Llangollen is bursting at the seams. Over two th... [MORE]

Interview with photograher Paulette Hurley September 01, 2012
Interview with photographer, Paulette Hurley   Paulette Hurley Facebook is a wonderful medium to discover and meet new people, which is wher... [MORE]

Claire Jones; The Girl With The Golden Harp September 01, 2012
Claire Jones; the girl with the golden harp Claire Jones; the girl with the golden harp Born in Blaenffos, near Crymych, Pembrokeshire, in 1985,... [MORE]

Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (September 2012) September 01, 2012
Reflections on the 2012 Grand Slam and the future for regional rugby New Zealand v Australia, Eden Park, Auckland, August 2012   By sheer lu... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae Watch (September 2012) September 01, 2012
  Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood     Summer provides a great opportunity for AMs to connect and engage with people at numerous s... [MORE]

Cardiff Drawing Group, Aimee Taylor September 01, 2012
With Reference To ...   Cardiff Drawing Group's autumn exhibition, With reference to ... , is showing at Arts Central, Barry; from 18 Se... [MORE]

Robert Wade: Welsh women and the law, part II September 01, 2012
 Votes For Women - Just The Start   It was 1905. A political meeting was being held. At that time, the general practice was not to heckl... [MORE]

Opera for children, Welsh National Opera September 01, 2012
Welsh National Opera presents opera for children in North Wales   Welsh National Opera on tour (image Neil Bennett)   Welsh National O... [MORE]

Scientists of Wales; the Swansea-CERN connection September 01, 2012
Scientists of Wales – Swansea and CERN  Left to right: Lyn Evans (LHC project leader), Luciano Maiani (CERN’s Director-General at ... [MORE]

Five myths about opera, from Welsh National Opera September 01, 2012
Five myths about opera WNO 2012 production of La bohème - Schaunard (Gary Griffiths), Colline (David Soar), Mimi (Anita Hartig) and&nbs... [MORE]

Cardiff City; preview 2012/13 season, by Abigail Davies September 01, 2012
Cardiff City; ready for the Premier League? Cardiff City defender, Andrew Taylor Amidst the off-field turmoil surrounding the Cardiff City's ... [MORE]

The snows of yesteryear, Boyd Clack (September 2012) September 01, 2012
The snows of yesteryear * Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)    But, where are the snows of yesteryear?   There was anot... [MORE]

Canolfan Soar, Merthyr Tudful September 01, 2012
Canolfan Soar   Canolfan Soar is an intimate, bilingual venue for the performing arts in Merthyr Tudful town centre. At the heart of t... [MORE]

Taming the Drew? Graffiti as art, Jen Pearce September 01, 2012
Taming the Drew? Wales has a long tradition of graffiti. From pre-historic 'rock art' to the famous graffiti near Aberystwyth (used as a call ... [MORE]

Review: Nothing Like Something Happens Anywhere, Chapter August 01, 2012
Review: Nothing Like Something Happens Anywhere - Chapter, Canton, Cardiff     You may be forgiven for thinking Chapter (formerly known... [MORE]

Oriel Colwyn - Street Life July 14, 2012
Oriel Colwyn - Street Life Oriel Colwyn, north Wales' newest gallery space, opened on 26 April 2012. It is housed within the historic Theat... [MORE]

Review: Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd June 01, 2012
Bunch of Grapes, Pontypridd   The Bunch of Grapes, in the once thriving market down of Pontypridd, prides itself on serving excellent quality... [MORE]

Review: Escape 5* Boutique B&B, Llandudno June 01, 2012
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Review: 3 Pen Cei Guest House, Aberaeron June 01, 2012
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Women's rugby, by Megan Rule June 01, 2012
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Leanne Wood, Bae watch (June 2012) June 01, 2012
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The Rich Science Heritage of Wales June 01, 2012
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Court Cupboard Craft Gallery June 01, 2012
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Interview with Simon Wright June 01, 2012
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A day in the life of Viv: Miss Universe Wales Grand Final 2012 June 01, 2012
 “Day in the life of Viv” Series -   Visions PR takes on the Miss Universe Wales Grand Final 2012, and scoops the Great Bri... [MORE]

The snows of yesteryear, Boyd Clack June 01, 2012
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Welsh Castles Relay June 01, 2012
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Garry Monk: Loud, Proud & Positive - book review, by Abigail Davies June 01, 2012
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Swansea City, 2011/12 - a year at the top June 01, 2012
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Côd Braille Cymraeg - The art of Welsh braille, Aimee Taylor June 01, 2012
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Robert Wade: Welsh women and the law June 01, 2012
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Cardiff before Cardiff; Jon Pountney April 05, 2012
Cymraeg Cardiff before Cardiff Cardiff before Cardiff is a free exhibition of around 100 photographs. Images taken by Cardiff photographer Keith S... [MORE]

Cardiff Before Cardiff, gan Jon Pountney April 05, 2012
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National Museum of Art, contemporary galleries March 01, 2012
How Contemporary Is Now?   One of the contemporary galleries at the National Museum of Art, Cardiff, featuring work including Shani Rhys Jame... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (March 2012) March 01, 2012
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood It has been an eventful few months since I announced I would put myself forward as a candidate to be the next lea... [MORE]

Artes Mundi 5 March 01, 2012
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Kimberley Collins interview March 01, 2012
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Bring the Damage couture March 01, 2012
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Roast butternut squash, garlic and sweet chilli soup March 01, 2012
Roast butternut squash, garlic and sweet chilli soup With the Winter months promising cold, long and dark evenings, it's this time of year that '... [MORE]

Cauliflower, roast onion and Welsh Cheddar soup March 01, 2012
Making this soup could not be easier …. Take a large cauliflower and brake into equally sized florets. Place in a large, deep saucepan with... [MORE]

Tiramisu March 01, 2012
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Caregos Couture Spring/Summer Collection 2012 March 01, 2012
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A day in the life of Viv: Miss Universe Wales lead-up to 2012 Grand Final March 01, 2012
"Day in the life of Viv" Series - Miss Universe Wales gets shaken and very much stirred in the lead-up to the 2012 Grand Final So once more I f... [MORE]

Gaynor Davies Howell interview March 01, 2012
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Great American Songbook March 01, 2012
Daniel and Laura Curtis perform, and champion, the music of the Great American Songbook. Their concert repertoire includes the works of composers su... [MORE]

Jayne Pierson; spring/summer 2012 collection December 01, 2011
Jayne Pierson: spring/summer 2012 collection at the London Fashion Show   Innovative Welsh designer Jayne Pierson showed her spring/summer 20... [MORE]

Miss Universe Wales, positive PR for Wales December 01, 2011
Another in the day in the life of Viv series Miss Universe Wales Spreads Positive PR for Wales on the Algarve A break in filming on the beach... [MORE]

Meic Stevens interview December 01, 2011
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Miss Universe Wales (December 2011) December 01, 2011
Another Day in the Life of Viv Series Not in vain   Many may suspect that, once a beauty pageant ends with its Grand Finale, all goes quiet... [MORE]

Caregos; Autumn/Winter 2011 collection December 01, 2011
Caregos Couture Autumn/Winter Collection 2011   Caregos Couture have been designing couture pieces of jewellery for a number of years, and ar... [MORE]

Team GB controversy December 01, 2011
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Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (December 2011) December 01, 2011
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Leanne Wood; Bae watch (December 2011) December 01, 2011
Bae watch; with Leanne Wood   The last few months have been a busy time for Plaid Cymru in opposition.  While it is business as usua... [MORE]

Off the Wall, Llandaff December 01, 2011
Off the Wall, Llandaff Off the Wall is a contemporary art gallery in Llandaff, to the north of Cardiff. The splendidly gothic Old Probate Registry,... [MORE]

Stylishly presented presents December 01, 2011
Stylishly presented presents   I've always believed that there should be as much thought and consideration given to how a present is wrapped,... [MORE]

Accessorize your home this Christmas December 01, 2011
Accessorize your home this Christmas Having a modern and rather small home, I'm always looking for minimalist ways to decorate at Christmas that do... [MORE]

Mince pies recipe December 01, 2011
Chic & simple mince pies   Acknowledged, boxes of ready-made mince pies can easily be purchased from all major supermarkets at this time ... [MORE]

Robert Wade; Libelling the dead December 01, 2011
Libelling the dead It seems to be fairly common ground now that Richard of York - King Richard III of England, who reigned a mere 2 years - was not... [MORE]

Côr Meibion Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir December 01, 2011
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Ceri Vale interview December 01, 2011
Interview with Ceri Vale We discovered Ceri Vale on Facebook, where his comments on other's photographs were knowledgeable and generous. Realising ... [MORE]

Gŵyl Gelfyddydau Digidol Blinc Digital Arts Festival December 01, 2011
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.cymru December 01, 2011
Wot no .cymru? How would you like to use a .cymru domain at the end of the web address of your business, sports club, society or maybe family websi... [MORE]

Boyd Clack interview September 01, 2011
Interview with Boyd Clack A BAFTA Cymru award winner, Boyd Clack is a writer, actor, singer and musician. He is probably most famous for putting th... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (September 2011) September 01, 2011
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood   Since writing my inaugural column for Cymru Culture, an important break-through has been made in a long-run... [MORE]

Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (September 2011) September 01, 2011
Between times The River Walk, by the Millennium Stadium, on match day World Cup years always have a strangeness to them. They break the normal ... [MORE]

A day in the life of Vivienne Sharman-Lewis: From Stadium to the Universe September 01, 2011
Last Thursday, I found myself being interviewed for the pilot of a new, fun and whacky TV chat show. Coined The VIP Access All Areas show, a sort of... [MORE]

Robert Wade, Musical Influences (September 2011) September 01, 2011
MUSICAL INFLUENCES   In 1957, a researcher called James Vicary claimed that quickly flashing messages on a movie screen in Fort Lee, New Je... [MORE]

Caregos Couture, Shades of Grey collection September 01, 2011
Shades of Grey This collection from Caregos Couture is one of our favourites. Using different hues of greys, pewters and blacks, it achieves a chic... [MORE]

Staycation Wales. September 01, 2011
Welsh staycation   My partner, family and I have been visiting the picturesque sea-side town of Tenby (Dinbych y Pysgod) since 2006. With eve... [MORE]

Robyn Alexandra interview September 01, 2011
Interview with Robyn Alexandra Robyn Alexandra is a freelance photographer, specialising in fashion and portraiture. Originally, she obsessed about... [MORE]

National Museum of Art, Cardiff, Wales September 01, 2011
Our new National Museum of Art In July 2011, Wales' collection of modern art went on display for the first time, in what is now known as the Nation... [MORE]

Halen Môn - made in Wales September 01, 2011
Made in Wales - Halen Môn   Neither of us can quite remember how we first came to hear of Halen Môn. But we'd definitely heard of... [MORE]

Almond, cherry & Bourbon tart, recipe September 01, 2011
Baking: the new black? Almond, cherry & Bourbon tart   Programmes dedicated to baking have proliferated recently. Hard to know thoug... [MORE]

Party food ideas, 3 September 01, 2011
Smoked mackerel and horseradish pâté with hot brown seeded-rolls Recipes can be as difficult as you choose to make them. I am a stro... [MORE]

Timothy Everest interview June 01, 2011
Interview with Timothy Everest Timothy Everest, the bespoke tailor and designer, has been running his tailoring business in Spittalfields, East Lon... [MORE]

Distress to Impress, Interview with Kitty Cowell June 01, 2011
Interview with Kitty Cowell   Kitty Cowell is the face behind the alternative lifestyle clothing brand Distress to Impress. She is... [MORE]

Leanne Wood, Bae watch (June 2011) June 01, 2011
Bae Watch; with Leanne Wood   Leanne Wood AC/AM was re-elected to the Senedd on 5 May 2011. The Plaid Cymru Assembly Member has represented ... [MORE]

The Vintage Tea Party June 01, 2011
Interest in all things Vintage has had a huge resurgence in recent years, with everything from home accessories to key fashion trends of the season ... [MORE]

Extinct Design & Dr. Sketchy June 01, 2011
Interview with Heather Jones Cymru Culture has always celebrated the unusual and individual in Wales. So, how about a mix of burlesque-themed, li... [MORE]

Chic Party Food Ideas 2 June 01, 2011
I love throwing parties. One of the things I enjoy most is the challenge of working around a theme or colour. For an occasion recently, I decided to... [MORE]

Ryan Bater interview June 01, 2011
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Dave Snowden; Life, work, rugby (June 2011) June 01, 2011
Being but men, we walked into the trees (Dylan Thomas, Being but Men)   I still remember the first time I ever watched a game of rugby. It w... [MORE]

White Collar Boxing March 06, 2011
Commerce and Boxing come out Fighting for Charity Days in the Life of Viv Series: Another day. Why not a Boxing Event??     Viv up ... [MORE]

Clive Grabham - Textile Artist February 19, 2011
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Robert Wade; Gloom or Bust? February 17, 2011
GLOOM AND BUST?     It has always appeared to me one of the oddities of the political system in the so-called "Land of the Free" that... [MORE]

Ryan Bater - A Photographic Study February 17, 2011
At Cymru Culture, we are regularly approached by  talented crafts people and artists, who wish to make us aware of their work (with variable de... [MORE]

The Cupcake Revolution February 17, 2011
  Since the airing of The Great British Cake Bake during summer 2010 on the BBC (which we understand, has been granted a second series), the... [MORE]

The Crown At Whitebrook - Cymru Culture Review February 16, 2011
The Crown at Whitebrook   I have long been a fan of the BBC show 'Great British Menu', especially of chef James Sommerin, who showcased a... [MORE]

The New White Lion Llandovery - Cymru Culture Review February 16, 2011
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Chic Party Food Ideas February 16, 2011
Chic Party Food Ideas I love entertaining, enjoying the look of greedy anticipation on the faces of friends and relatives when served with an ar... [MORE]

Photographic study of Myddfai by Claire Meredith. February 16, 2011
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Caregos Couture New Collection February 16, 2011
Caregos Couture new collection   Caregos Couture specialise in designing one-off and limited edition couture jewellery pieces in solid silver... [MORE]

Statement jewellery by Caregos Couture September 01, 2010
Statement pieces from Caregos Couture The popularity of statement necklaces (and bibs) does not seem to have abated for a number of seasons now, ... [MORE]

Copyright or Wrong Part 2 by Robert Wade August 25, 2010
COPYRIGHT OR WRONG - PART 2   In the last edition, we saw how the sun of true British music had been eclipsed for over 150 years by the T... [MORE]

Beautiful Beachwear by Caitlin Anderson August 25, 2010
At Cymru Culture one of our main focuses is to showcase new talent in Wales, whether this be in the realm of fashion, art or other media. Caitlin ... [MORE]

Interview with reknowned Chef Angela Gray August 25, 2010
Interview with Angela Gray CC ... Having established yourself as one of Wales' most well-respected cooks, what inspired your interested in cookin... [MORE]

Elizabeth Forrest: Update August 25, 2010
Elizabeth Forrest is one of the most original and exciting contemporary artists working in Britain today. We've had the pleasure of featuring ... [MORE]

Welsh Warrior Fashion Show with Vivienne Sharman Lewis August 25, 2010
Another 'Day in the life of Vivienne' series   The Welsh Warrior  'Operation New York, New York!!' Fashion Extravaganza Rocks ... [MORE]

Gian Mantelli interview August 25, 2010
 At home with interior designer, Gian Mantelli   I've long been a fan of the work of Gian Mantelli. We are former school friends and, ev... [MORE]

A sense of belonging: Wales and rugby, by Dave Snowden August 25, 2010
  I first met Dave Snowden in the editing environment of Wikipedia. We share a mission there to stave off the deprecations of British nation... [MORE]

History of Costume Jewellery August 25, 2010
History of costume jewellery Costume jewellery is enjoying something of a resurgence. The great design houses are showing stunning collections, usi... [MORE]

Charity Event Advice, with Visions PR Direction Vivienne Sharman-Lewis March 31, 2010
Backstage - inside a charity fashion show Vivienne Sharma... [MORE]

Copyright or Wrong? by Robert Wade March 31, 2010
 Copyright or wrong?        The Harry Potter books have sold over 400 million copies world-wide. They have made ... [MORE]

Spring/Summer Fashion Trends, by Caitlin Anderson March 31, 2010
Top 10 Spring/Summer Fashion Trends 2010   Shorts are getting super short this s... [MORE]

Easter/Spring Party Gift and Decoration Ideas March 31, 2010
With a family birthday falling on the Easter weekend, what better idea than to use this as the theme for the party itself!   Spring colours a... [MORE]

Spring/Summer Accessories by friends of Cymru Culture March 31, 2010
The Spring/Summer accessories season promises pieces that are glamorous, ostentatious and luxurious. Rich colours and... [MORE]

Modern Accessories verses Retro-Chic March 31, 2010
Home accessories remain a popular choice for people wishing to transform an interior, for relatively little cost. This throw-away chic has been expl... [MORE]

Interview with Kelly Goss, Designer of Rock 'n' Needle March 31, 2010
Interview with Kelly Goss     Kelly Goss is a 20 year old fashion designer from Swansea. She studied a two year National Diploma in Fas... [MORE]

Christmas Sparkle with Caregos Couture December 01, 2009
Christmas is a time for ostentacious decoration in every sense, and this includes jewellery and accessories. Statement jewellery ... [MORE]

Interview with artist & interior designer Gian Mantelli December 01, 2009
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Ty Mawr Mansion country house hotel, Lampeter December 01, 2009
Review: Ty Mawr Mansion country house hotelLampeter    One of my favourite pastimes is to spend short 'staycation' breaks at som... [MORE]

Interview with artist Julia Harris September 12, 2009
Sometimes, art can be quite a sombre subject. So it was with great pleasure th... [MORE]

Stylish party canapés September 12, 2009
Having long since been a devotee of Come Dine with Me on Channel 4, I have watched with eager anticipation the different contestants' versions... [MORE]

Statement necklaces September 12, 2009
Statement necklaces   Statement necklaces have been popular for a number of seasons. Looking through the current crop of fashion magazines y... [MORE]

Silverwear Designer Suzie Horan September 12, 2009
Interview with Suzie Horan     Suzie Horan is a well established silversmith working in Wales, with exhibitions in Wales, the UK a... [MORE]

New Art Gallery in Cardiff 'Off the Wall' September 12, 2009
The area around Cardiff has a small, but varied selection of art galleries, with something to offer everyone with an interest in art. From the ser... [MORE]

Interview with Dress Designer Helen Rhiannon May 07, 2009
Interview with Helen Rhiannon   Helen Rhiannon Gill, from Swansea, is fast establishing herself as one of the foremost couture dress designer... [MORE]

George Thomas Hospice 'Style In the City' event 29th April 2009. May 07, 2009
We were delighted to be asked to be involved in the George Thomas Hospice 'Style In the City' event, which was organised by noted couture dress desi... [MORE]

Interview with ceramicist Christine Gittins April 06, 2009
Interview with Christine Gittins       Ceramicist Christine Gittins was born and brought up in South Africa. Having trained o... [MORE]

Interview with milliner Catherine Povey April 06, 2009
      Hat wearing has had something of a resurgence recently, with many high street chains embracing this key accessory. It brin... [MORE]

Interview with lettering artist Elizabeth Forrest April 06, 2009
Interview with Elizabeth Forrest     Much to the consternation of gallery owners and managers, once in a while I allow myself t... [MORE]

Whitefriars Glass February 06, 2009
  Walking around the homeware departments of the high-street stores you would be amazed by the sheer numbe... [MORE]

Interview with sculpturist John Binet-Fauvel February 06, 2009
Interview with John Binet-Fauvel     When I first began designing jewellery, wire work figured heavily in my collections. Wire, especia... [MORE]

Interview with Art Glass designer Anne Collins February 06, 2009
Interview with Anne Collins     Tiffany and Murano are usually cited as the epitome of art glass desig... [MORE]



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