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MOTHER’S DAY THE FOODIE WAY | FOOD FEATURE

MOTHER’S DAY THE FOODIE WAY | FOOD FEATURE

Your mother’s cooked you more meals than you can remember, how good they were is a different point altogether! Now, it’s your turn to treat your Mam to the best food in Wales. From city to country to coast, John-Paul Davies suggests three unique establishments that are guaranteed to impress the number one woman in […]

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GHOST | INTERVIEW

GHOST | INTERVIEW

Great Hall, Cardiff University Students Union Sat 25 Mar “Overall, it’s supposed to be a spectacle of joy: I want people to feel joyous.” This is not, perhaps, the description of a Ghost show that the uninitiated might expect to hear, given the Satanic Swedes’ diabolic aesthetic and lyrical subject matter (sample: “This chapel of […]

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WE’VE BEEN WATCHING | FEATURE

WE’VE BEEN WATCHING | FEATURE

RUBBER Canal+ (available on Amazon Prime) Robert is a murderous car tyre. With aesthetically pleasing Hannibal-like camera shots, and satirically funny character lines, this movie looks like it should be an indie masterpiece. One main character, Lieutenant Chad, explains to the audience the ideas behind ‘no reason’, and then precedes to do not-quite-random actions. ‘No […]

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LAWRENCE KENWRIGHT: THE EXCHANGE HOTEL | INTERVIEW

LAWRENCE KENWRIGHT: THE EXCHANGE HOTEL | INTERVIEW

Emma Clark speaks with Signature Living’s owner Lawrence Kenwright about renovating one of Cardiff’s most iconic buildings: the Coal Exchange. What sort of things are you doing to preserve the Coal Exchange’s ambience and the history? The Coal Exchange has all these little heads, artefacts, and dragons all over the place. We’ve taken a picture […]

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AN OUTSIDE PERSPECTIVE: ASHRAM | TRAVEL FEATURE

AN OUTSIDE PERSPECTIVE: ASHRAM | TRAVEL FEATURE

We had been travelling around Nepal and northern India for a number of weeks and had been enjoying every minute of it (give or take a touch of food poisoning and a laundrette that doesn’t prioritise returning clothes) but with increasing exasperation it had dawned on us that the constant prod of facebook notifications and […]

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FRANK CARTER | INTERVIEW

FRANK CARTER | INTERVIEW After stamping their mark on the top 10 album chart, touring with Biffy Clyro and announcing a plethora of shows; Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes’ explosive entrance into 2017 is only just the beginning. Their latest LP Modern Ruin sees frontman Frank Carter compassionately lay down his emotions with a guttering […]

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5 PLACES TO ROT YOUR TEETH | FOOD FEATURE

5 PLACES TO ROT YOUR TEETH | FOOD FEATURE

Lucy Menon strikes back at dentists everywhere with this dangerous yet tasty list of the best places in South Wales to rot your teeth. Be careful. Don’t actually rot your teeth. Make sure to brush and floss for God’s sake. LOLLIES TRADITIONAL SWEET SHOP With shelves of jars filled with sweets of every description, this […]

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LISA PARRY: SECRET SPACES | FEATURE

LISA PARRY: SECRET SPACES | FEATURE

Cardiff-based playwright and poet Lisa Parry speaks with Buzz about her work and favourite Welsh secret. You have written plays for theatres in Wales, London and New York. Where do you get inspiration to write these plays from? It completely depends on the play. It can be a news article, a line from a book, […]

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SIX NATIONS CONTINUED | SPORTS FEATURE

SIX NATIONS CONTINUED | SPORTS FEATURE

Wales While Round Two is done and dusted, the Welsh-Anglo rivalry is as bitterly obvious as ever. Indeed, the high intensity clash at the Principality Stadium lived up to the billing in a game of fine margins. Both teams battled ferociously, but the game was ultimately decided on a misplaced clearing kick and clinical finishing […]

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BRYN ERYR – ST FAGANS | FEATURE

BRYN ERYR – ST FAGANS | FEATURE

Bryn Eryr is a significant part of the St Fagans Making History project, which has been part of the museum’s on-going redevelopment. It has been largely funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, as well as having financial backing from the Welsh Government amongst other supporters. Bryn Eryr is a reconstruction of an Iron Age farmstead […]

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