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VIEWS AROUND WALES | PHOTOGRAPHY

VIEWS AROUND WALES | PHOTOGRAPHY

Mandy Morris’ entry into the March issue photography competition: Wales. photographer MANDY MORRIS

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ROIDS: ALL THE RAGE | FEATURE

ROIDS: ALL THE RAGE | FEATURE

A Look at Steroid Abuse in South Wales My friend Clara is the living embodiment of modern-day female perfection. Tall and willowy, she wears a size zero and eats like a racehorse. Last year she introduced me to her new boyfriend Greg who stood 6’6 in his bare feet and had shoulders like giant over-ripe […]

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PORTH EIRIAS | FOOD REVIEW

PORTH EIRIAS | FOOD REVIEW

Promenade, Conwy. 014 9257 7525 / portheirias.com Food: **** Atmosphere: ***** Sitting on the precipice of the beach front, Porth Eirias  and its wave-like roof sinks into the North Wales coastline. This is Michelin star chef Bryn Williams’ second venture. His London restaurant Odette’s has garnered him numerous accolades and Porth Eirias can be seen to represent […]

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10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 6 – SUN 12 FEBRUARY

10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 6 – SUN 12 FEBRUARY

Tailor Made & Inspiring Art Workshops at Pengwernydd Cottage – Mon 6 Feb Be inspired by the beautiful Welsh landscape and get your paintbrushes ready for a creative art. Held in the idyllic countryside of north Ceredigion, workshops are separated into different art themes from animals to ancient architecture. Finish the day off with a tasty […]

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10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 30 – SUN 5 FEBRUARY

10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK | MON 30 – SUN 5 FEBRUARY

Pink Mist – Thu 2 – Sat 4 Feb Pink Mist is esteemed Welsh playwright Owen Sheers’ exploration of the painful realities of war. Drawing on the personal accounts of servicemen, Sheers uses emotive verse coupled with captivating movement to illustrate the terrible psychological costs of war borne by soldiers and their families. Following hit […]

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GAMBLING IN WALES: A HIDDEN PROBLEM | FEATURE

GAMBLING IN WALES: A HIDDEN PROBLEM | FEATURE

In most betting shops you will see three windows marked ‘Bet Here’ and only one window with the legend ‘Pay Out’.   Jeffrey Bernard Gambling isn’t exactly a recent phenomenon. 2000 years ago the Chinese were playing keno, an early form of lottery, and the widespread popularity of the game allegedly helped to pay for the Great […]

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OUR OWN ST VALENTINE: ST DWYNWEN’S DAY | FEATURE

OUR OWN ST VALENTINE: ST DWYNWEN’S DAY | FEATURE

Here in Wales, St Dwynwen’s day is celebrated on 25th January and celebrates the life of Dwnywen, daughter of Brychen Brycheiniog. Dwynwen’s name means ‘she who lived a blessed life’ and for her, it could be said that her story ends with her doing just that. The story goes that princess Dwynwen was the prettiest […]

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KEN SKATES | POLITICS INTERVIEW

KEN SKATES | POLITICS INTERVIEW

Luke Owain Boult speaks with the Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Transport Ken Skates about boosting tourism and next year’s campaign, the Year of Legends. What’s planned for the Year of Legends? The Year of Legends is about bringing the past to life like never before, with cutting-edge innovation. It’s about creating and celebrating […]

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WELSH WALKS | SPORT FEATURE

WELSH WALKS | SPORT FEATURE

Owen Scourfield puts on his hiking boots and takes us on a tour of the best places to burn those Christmas calories. You’re going to be full of turkey and trimmings and copious amounts of drink; at some point over the festive period you’re going to have to think about getting out of the house […]

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PREMIERE OF NEW IRIS LGBT FILM SCREENING IN CATHEDRAL | FILM FEATURE

PREMIERE OF NEW IRIS LGBT FILM SCREENING IN CATHEDRAL | FILM FEATURE

A new short film produced by the organisers of the Iris Prize, the world’s largest LGBT short film prize, will receive its world premiere with the blessing of the Archbishop of Wales. “All One in Christ” was shot over two days with members of Changing Attitude, Trawsnewid Agwedd Cymru, a network of lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

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