Archive | August, 2010

PHOTOS-Cardiff Harbour Festival

As a final goodbye to the Summer-long festivities held as part of the Cardiff Summer Festival – the Cardiff Harbour Festival is held over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Activities, both on and off the water, take place around Cardiff Bay, The Barrage, Mermaid Quay, the water and in the sky! This year the theme […]

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MP3-Crazy Frog vs Pat from Abertridwr Mashup

Well after hearing Pat from Abertridwr appear on national radio I just knew that I had to do summat with it. Pat originally appeared on The Chris Needs Show on BBC Radio Wales but it was such a bizarre clip that it ended up being featured on Scott Mills’ Radio One show – where it […]

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New artwork on CIA?

Whilst walking past the back of the Cardiff International Arena, off Churchill Way in Cardiff, I spotted something strange on the side of the building. On closer inspection it doesnt seem to have grown from the ground or look like it has been intentionally pruned this way! Why would you only cut it off at […]

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PHOTOS-RoxeJam Graffiti event in Cardiff.

The RoxeJam was originally set up in 2007 by Lou Lockwood as a memorial to her son Bill(aka Roxe), who had died in a road accident. It’s a 2 day free event held at SevenOaks Park in Grangetown, Cardiff bringing together all elements of hip hop culture and graffiti with support from Cardiff Council and […]

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PHOTOS-Vintage typewriter

I was having a rummage through some areas in work that were being cleared out and came across this delightful typewriter. It’s probably only 20 – 30 years old and hasnt aged that much at all! It’s amazing how just setting your eyes on an old piece of kit can invoke the memories and this […]

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Almost a hatrick at The Romilly pub quiz! #Quizgate

After previous wins at The Romilly Quiz in PontCanton, Cardiff – we opted to venture there once again and try our hand at walking away with some more money this time. The team was assembled, with Ian Watts, Lee Smith, Dan Austin and Jane Roberts all on tip-top form providing answers from their indepth knowledge […]

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Swedish House Mafia vs CJ Bolland-One is Sweeter(DJ Leekee Mashup)

Well this one does exactly what it says on the tin! Taking the 2010 house stormer from the Swedish House Mafia and mixing it up with the classic Armand Van Helden remix of CJ Bolland‘s Sugar is Sweeter. Rather than go straight for the massive breakdowns ive tried teasing the riffs a bit and dropping […]

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Amusing woman appears on The Chris Needs radio show.

Radio 1 have a feature in the afternoon which is to showcase the “BEST BITS” from the BBC’s output across all radio stations both nationally and locally. They selected a gem from the previous night’s Chris Need’s OBE(!) show as broadcast live on BBC Radio Wales from August 10th. Pat from Abertridwr (in South Wales) […]

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Zapcat Powerboat Racing in Barry Island.

The weather forecast was looking quite bleak with rain and moderate winds on the cards. Luckily the odd shower didnt last more than a few minutes and so the Zapcat Grand Prix 2010 could take place at Whitmore Bay (that’s Barry Island beach to you and me!) It is now the second year that Barry […]

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GLC-Newport State of Mind(You’re not from Newport)

GOLDIE LOOKIN CHAIN are from Newport and have previously made numerous albums paying homage to their home City. This track and video was made in response to the (Ymerodraeth)Newport State of Mind track released a few weeks ago by MJ Delaney. Obviously the previous artists were not from the area and so have given the […]

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PHOTOS-More Graffiti Characters by ‘Spades’

The third in a series of unearthing these great little graffiti characters dotted around Cardiff City Centre. Im not entirely sure how to describe them but people have previously named them Whales or Blobs! I spotted the first few in Cardiff Bus Station in the small alleyway that runs alongside the Cardiff Council drop in […]

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VIDEO-You Aint Seen Ruthin Yet!

Well after the internet sensations of P-Town and (Ymerodraeth)Newport State of Mind (see previous videos HERE) – David Garland Jones has decided to pen a little ditty to the classic tune by Bachman Turner Overdrive-You aint seen nothing yet. But this time dedicating it to the North Wales town of Ruthin! (We’ll just about let […]

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Robert DeNiro Filming in Cardiff

Well it has got Twitter all of a flutter since last Friday. It was rumoured late last week that Robert DeNiro himself was going to appear in Cardiff’s Windsor Place to film scenes for a film in production – The Killer Elite. Photo by Urban Cavalier A red London bus, a few red telephone boxes […]

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Cardiff Mas Carnival

It’s now 21 years since the original Cardiff Mas Carnival event was held – beginning as a small affair in Butetown but blossoming into a big and beautiful procession from Cardiff Bay, through Butetown and into the City Centre. In conjunction with Swica and Cardiff City Council this event has grown over the years and […]

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