Archive | July, 2010

MASHUP-Crazy Frog Mix on YouTube hits ONE MILLION views!

Well I thought it was worth a post just to announce my first video on YouTube to amass 1,000,000 hits! Thanks to everyone who has supported the track and even given it airtime on radio stations both online, nationally and internationally! Thanks a million!   Can anyone guess ALL the tracks featured in the mix? […]

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Graffiti-Art or vandalism?

Growing up in Cardiff over the last 30 years I have seen many changes in the City but none have been more prevalent than the huge increase in graffiti – especially over the last couple of years. I will use the term graffiti with the official definition of that being the name for images or […]

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WOW on The Waterfront – Cardiff Bay acrobatic aerial display

As part of Cardiff’s Summer Festival the Wow on The Waterfront event was being held in Roald Dahl Plas (ok its The Oval Basin still to most of us!) And this year it featured the award-winning Spanish/Argentine company Grupo Puja! performing their new routine “K@osmos”. We were promised an adrenaline fuelled aerial spectacle and it […]

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VIDEOS-Newport (Ymerodraeth State of Mind), P-Town and more!

One video has become an overnight success after being Tweeted by the likes of Lily Allen and Rob Brydon, but are there any other parody tracks out there featuring Welsh places? Let’s find out!   MJ Delaney-Newport (Ymerodraeth)State of Mind Well it seems to have taken the internet world by storm and is making headlines […]

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Shocking news about The Wynford Hotel in Riverside!

After much rumour, deliberation and pondering by locals it seems that shocking news is going to hit this area of Cardiff. The popular hotel and nightspot in Clare Road, Riverside-The Wynford Hotel, has erected a sign above one of the entrances detailing the clientelle that really goes to the venue! After all these years the […]

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My Top Ten pubs in Cardiff (Pt1)

I have been venturing to the many pubs of Cardiff for twenty whole years now and decided it was time to list my current favourite pubs, mainly in Cardiff West whilst trying not to cover the City Centre scene too much. I’ll try and unearth a few relatively unknown pubs and some others that serve […]

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Pont Y Werin bridge opens (at last!)

Above is the picture of the scene from July 2009 – exactly ONE year ago to the day that it shouldve opened! All you can see is the trunk road across the River Ely which doesnt allow any pedestrian or safe cycle access between Cardiff Bay and Penarth. Hence a solution was required to allow […]

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MP3-Vanilla Ice vs Armand Van Helden-Rock Da IceSpot Baby (DJ Leekee Mashup)

Well i have been dying to make a mashup with the Vanilla Ice classic but they’ve always turned a totally cheesy track into something even more cheesy! (yes it IS possible) So my task was to try and give the Ice Ice Baby track a harder edge and totally away from the cheese fest! Did […]

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PHOTOS-Graffiti Character Posters Spotted

Time for another update on some grafitti characters that ive spotted on my travels. Two of these fellow gents have popped up on Cowbridge Road, near Ely Bridge and seem to be cut-out sprayed posters which have been pasted up. (is there a better technical graf-term for them???) I hope there are many more to […]

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PHOTOS-Artisan Beer Festival July 2010

Saturday 3rd July was time for another locally-brewed beer-fest at 183a Kings Road in Pontcanna, Cardiff. Set up a small lane in an area surrounding a few garages and workshops – with the beers being sold from the actual Artisan Brewing Company’s brewery. The beers come under the BareNakedBeer brand and on this day featured […]

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TV Filming in Sophia Gardens

Twas passing through Sophia Gardens on my way to visit Ollister, Owells and AllSaints (was pay day!) and noticed a huge array of OB trucks, caravans, buses, canteen trucks and loads of triax cable and other tv related equipment. Something big was being filmed but I couldnt spot anyone famous to decide on what the […]

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