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Links to things I've written elsewhere.

1. ‘Crumbling Pillars of Feminine Convention’ – on Viv Albertine’s memoir Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys. Sex, punk, feminism, the usual. 131 more words

Rhian E Jones

Going downhill, fast

As I approached Melted Welly, a winding trail down the 491-metre-high Gethin Mountain, my biggest concern was not for my own safety, but that of my bike, hired for the day and worth a cool £2,400. 568 more words

Bike Park Wales


Having recently graduated from Uni, some of my blog posts are probably going to reflect how huge a part of my recent life the experience of living away from home has been over the last few years. 1,041 more words

On the Border

In which The Author wields the golden ticket again

Friday should have been Day Three of my jury service. As things stand, we’ve yet to see the inside of the courtroom. 4,173 more words

The Valleys

Last Chance to See...?

In which The Author looks at the small ads

A few months ago, I mentioned in passing the new Aberdare ‘super school.’ This 1,600-pupil monster will replace three of the town’s existing secondary schools when it opens (eventually) in September. 3,126 more words