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Mark and Gruby's garden

This week, as Cardiff bakes in a heat wave, we learn to appreciate trees and green spaces in our cities like never before. The asphalt and walls heat up and radiate warmth all night, keeping the nights uncomfortably warm. 989 more words

Front Gardens

Writing Our Lives

Both Anne Lamott and Sharon Olds taught me to write what I know. Before I read their work I did this by composing journal entries and secret stories which I hid in a blue tub under my bed. 318 more words


Plasnewydd Community Gardens

I always pass this little oasis of flowers and greenery on my home from work and today I was brave enough to pop in and have… 54 more words


Misty In Roots @ The Globe, Cardiff

REPUTATION can be a powerful thing as was evident as Misty In Roots took to the stage for a low-key Sunday evening gig at Cardiff’s intimate Globe. 332 more words


Cardiff Hockey Club and Jesus College, Cambridge

The 75th accession received in 1999 comprised three photographs; two show members of Cardiff Hockey Club, in seasons 1921-22 and 1922-23, the other shows the freshmen of Jesus College, Cambridge in 1915. 244 more words

Rose Street Flea Market part two - Steptoe on steroids!

Last week Philip Jenkins went along to Rose Street Flea Market to have a poke around. After I posted that story, Paddy Faulkner contacted me with a link to this lovely little video that he made about Frank from the market. 47 more words


Plasnewydd Community Garden

A dedicated team of volunteers have created a beautiful communal garden within 10 minutes walk of the city centre in Roath by the Plasnewydd Community Centre. 807 more words