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Catatonia - International Velvet (1998)

“Everyday that I wake up, I thank the Lord I’m Welsh!” – you might not remember a time when, with the possible exception of being Irish, being a Welsh person was the biggest crime that you could be guilty of in the UK. 1,170 more words

'A Pure Heart' ('Calon Lan')

This soothing, lovely Welsh hymn, Calon Lan (“Pure Heart”), is sung by Cerys Matthews. The photos are of locations in West Wales.

You don’t have to understand the language to know that God is in this hymn: that God is nigh. 7 more words


Stars in my Eyes

It’s just another typical weekend where I enjoy spending my time wallowing in self-pity and bemoaning the structure of our couple-centric society.  My loneliness helps create a vile bitterness that I try to harness and turn into a positive creativity, whether this works or not is for readers of my book and this blog to decide. 524 more words

Cerys Matthews on Dylan Thomas on BBC Radio 4

Appropriate and inspiring listening for St David’s Day. The fabulous Cerys Matthews presents this wonderful programme featuring rare recordings made by her uncle Colin Edwards about Dylan Thomas. 39 more words


Cerys Matthews - Caught In The Middle (CD2)

01 – Caught In The Middle
02 – Il Est Midi
03 – Four Cotton Dresses

Cerys Matthews

Cerys Matthews

My Week in Pictures

What a great morning I’ve had.  I had the chance to sit in the audience while the delightful Cerys Matthews broadcast her radio show from Orkney library. 467 more words


Catatonia (Cerys Matthews) - Reading Festival (Live Review)

With a female lead as charismatic as Cerys Matthews it’s hard to go wrong. It also helps to have a tasty repertoire of tracks which never fail to cast their magic over a captive crowd. 227 more words