Archive | January, 2011

WALK-Blaen Y Glyn near Brecon

Twas Saturday 29th January and the 4 week alcohol-free detox was coming to an end. What else better than to arrange a leisurely walk around some mountains on a bitterly cold day with temperatures hovering around minus 4oC!

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Funghi in my bathroom

Having moved the shampoo bottle in the shower – i noticed something plasticky and rubbery lurking behind it! I had to double take as I had absolutely no idea what it was. I initially thought it was a slug – but how on earth did it get there? So to describe what it was actually […]

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VIDEO-The history of hip hop performed as live beat box!

French beat box phenomenon Eklips performs a 4 minutes history of hip hop in one single take! Featuring some original oldskool classics and bringing us right upto date with some current hip hop monsters aswell. This is well worth four minutes of your time! Enjoy!

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MASHUP-Black Eyed Peas-I gotta feelin (DJ Leekee Garage Mix)

Taking the fantastic track from The Black Eyed Peas (ok its a bit overused but it’s such a classic already) and mixing it up with some UK garage from Wile Out and some piano madness from David Guetta! Result! I originally featured a short version of this in my Dance Yearmix 2010 and thought I’d […]

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GRAFITTI-Tributes paid to ‘Gorf’

Flickr user Walt Jabsco announced on his feed that local grafitti artist known as ‘Gorf’ had passed away on January 14th. “It’s with great, great sadness and a heavy, heavy heart I have to announce that Gorf/Hasl/Anoy, one of Cardiff’s most recent, prolific writers, passed away on 14th January in Portugal.” “Sympathies go out to […]

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VIDEO-Hong Kong Holiday

Thought it was about time to stick the holiday video up from Hong Kong! It’s split into four separate videos (for some reason) so starts with general shots of Hong Kong and the longest elevator in the world (possibly!) Also some great shots from the hotel windows and a never ending ride on their tram […]

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Is it Chippy Lane or Caroline Street?

Since Craig Bellamy was arrested in January 2011 for an alleged fracas that occured outside Eden Lounge on Caroline Street – the national press jumped on the story and began naming the street CHIPPY ALLEY! In the last ten years in Cardiff it seems that the original name of Caroline Street has been superceded by […]

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The council implement new flood watch measures.

Well after only one days worth of (decent) rain it seems that the rivers of Cardiff have filled up pretty damn quickly and are now practically full and flowing very fast! Both the River Ely and Taff are affected with official flooding warnings being issued for parts of the River Ely this morning by the […]

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Willy nibbling on BBC Breakfast!

Sian Williams and John Turnbull were throwing to an item about pig farming schools being launched in the UK – but unfortunately the subtitler didnt entirely seem to get the gist of what was being said! What the full item here : – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12159328

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PHOTOS-Graffiti around Cardiff, January 2011.

A quick walk around Canton and my first bike ride up the Taff Trail to reveal some new graffiti for 2011. I found some really cracking pieces and also some more mundane tags! First up some stick-up from D-Fault just off Queen Street in the City Centre.

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MP3-DJ Leekee Dance Yearmix 2005

Well after making the 2010 available I thought it was only right to upload previous editions! Next up is the 2005 mix in all its glory. Links at the bottom!

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PHOTOS-Ffos Las Race Meeting

It was Tuesday 27th December, straight after the Christmas period, and the annual festive race meeting at Ffos Las was on. The previous week’s weather had hampered conditions which resulted in the Boxing Day Cheptow fixture being postponed but better conditions out West meant the day’s event were still on – even after many inspections.

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PHOTOS-Frozen River Taff outside Millennium Stadium

It was one of the coldest snaps on record with temperatures reaching minus 17oC in some parts of Wales whereas in Cardiff it was a tropical minus 8oC!! The snow came but wouldnt budge and even our local lakes and rivers began to freeze! Some pictures of a rather frozen Roath Park Lake HERE but […]

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