Archive | March, 2011

VIDEO-Cardiff Bay in timelapse

This video was created just after I invested in my latest Sanyo Xacti camera and a small Gorillapod to mount it on. A quick bike ride around Cardiff Bay utilising the bike as a mount giving it extra stability aswell. I was fairly impressed with the results but some shots were still a bit shaky […]

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ENVIRONMENT-World Toilet Day!

Home cleaner brand, Domestos, has teamed up with a few charities to launch ‘World Toilet Day’ on the general public. It is an initiative to help reduce the amount of flushing we do as a nation to save water and resources. They have set up a website http://www.flushtracker.com where after typing in your postcode the […]

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GRAFITTI-Paste-up by Jacob’s Market

Approaching the railway bridge that crosses over the top end of St Mary Street, near Jacobs Market and East and West Canal Wharf, and something caught my attention on the wall. I couldn’t exactly see what it was at a distance but as I got nearer I could see that there was some elaborate paste-up […]

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VIDEO-Cardiff Bay Speedboat Ride

It was a relative’s Birthday and most of his friends were invited along to ride around Cardiff Bay and the Bristol Channel courtesy of The Bay Island Voyages. The vessel left Mermaid Quay and headed towards the barrage, where after a small wait for the gates to close and water levels to adjust, they then […]

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CENSUS 2011-Everyone stuck on Question 17?

Seems like everyone is getting a bit stuck on the tricky Question 17! PS So Question 17 is actually blank for the rest of the UK?

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TV-Dr Who Filming in Cardiff

Filming for the latest series of the BBC sci-fi drama Dr Who has been taking place on the 7th and 8th of March in Cardiff City Centre. The numerous facility trucks were all parked up at the Millennium Stadium (DB Unit) – just about as close as they could get to the Wharton Street filming […]

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NEWSWATCH-‘Police discover crack in bum’

  .   Another week and another humourous headline on a regional website in England. This time featuring the Islington Gazette 24 and their report into the story of a teenager being jailed after a discovery by local police. The headline read:- “Holloway teen jailed after police discover crack in his bum”

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CARDIFF-Is the Millennium Stadium on fire?

Seems like there was a huge fire in Cardiff on this Sunday morning. From the angle of this photo it does appear to be coming from the Millennium Stadium! I know they have been working hard with those lamps to prepare the pitch for the next Six Nations match but maybe someone has turned them […]

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ROWING-Cardiff Regatta 2011

The ‘Head of the Taff’ event was arranged for Saturday 5th March on the River Taff (can you see what they did there? taff not daff…..!) in Cardiff on a really sunny day (’twas still a bit chilly mind!) Cardiff City Rowing Club (aka Cardiff City RC) held the event which was to run from […]

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PROTEST-Budget cuts rally in Cardiff

 .   At 11am on Saturday 5th March around two thousand people turned out to show their support for a local rally protesting about the budget cuts being implemented by the current Government across the public sector in Wales. The march began outside Cardiff City Hall and trawlled it’s way around Kingsway and Castle Street […]

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PHOTOS-Canal Parade, Butetown.

Taking a different route back from Cardiff Bay and veering down a slightly dodgy-looking side-street called Canal Parade. (Someone crossed off the obvious letter on the sign for humourous effect – and yes i still titter nearly everytime I see it!) The street didn’t look particularly inviting and looked quite run down, with some new […]

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St David’s Day 2011

First of all Happy Saint David’s Day or Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus as we like say in Wales…once a year…. when we all become proper welshmen like….mun! Once again the annual St David’s Day parade took place in the centre of Cardiff featuring children from local schools, musicians, members from SWICA and even St David […]

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