Archive | August, 2013

X Factor – Auditions come to Cardiff

Lights……., daffodils……., flags……, cameras……, screaming……, excitement……, Gangnam Style?……, action!!!! It can only mean one thing…. it’s time ……to face …….the music!!!!! Over the weekend of 20th April, 2013 the massive ITV search for the next singing superstar came to Cardiff. Initial auditions were held at The Millennium Stadium with host Dermot O’Leary in charge of […]

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STREET ART – Colour Doomed and Om ni vore

Glaring at you on one of the biggest walls on the Elm Street lanes just off Newport Road is this little beauty. A collaboration by Colour Doomed and Om ni vore. First up is this rather colourful smoking and drinking skeleton by Om ni vore. Purple boned and being very devillish with all that contraband! […]

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Extreme Sailing Series in Cardiff

Taking place over the Bank Holiday weekend in August – the World Extreme Series paid a visit to Cardiff as part of the worldwide tour.

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CCFC – That win over Manchester City

Well what a momentus start to the first home game for Cardiff City in the Premier League. Playing against favourites Manchester City and totally ripping up the script and creating one of the most memorable games for a fair few years! We all experienced the joys of a classic game of football where Cardiff City […]

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PHOTOS – Squatters take over Canton Police Station

I can never make my mind up whether things of this nature are news-worthy due to the act of perpetuating the people who carry out these actions. (I suppose graffiti has been of a similar vein over the years but without any major axe to grind – but perceptions can change!) For the last few […]

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STREET ART – Portuguese poet

Paying tribute to Fernando Pessoa – a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language. Perfectly sited on a wall just off North Street in Bedminster this piece of street art […]

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VIDEO – The American’s take on the UK Premier League!

It’s mid-August and it’s time for the Premier League to kick off in style with newly promoted Cardiff City away to West Ham and fellow rivals Swansea City home to giants Manchester United. All these games get syndicated throughout the world with NBC pushing the American coverage for the 2013/2014 season with a 5 minute […]

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PHOTOS – Cardiff Swica Carnival

The sun was beaming, the streets of Cardiff were brimming with Saturday shoppers and many weeks of preparation had gone into making this year’s Swica Carnival a total success. Deviating from it’s roots in Butetown this year the procession began from The Atrium and began it’s lengthy journey around the city centre via Churchill Way. […]

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VIDEO – ‘Welcome to the city’

SayKriDD Daly previously released his debut mixtape ‘Alcohol & HipHop’ which featured songs with, S.C.OdoubleT, Holly Wilson, TooYoung, Praise & JayRede. The mixtape was an instant hit where they have now created a really polished video for the Cardiff-based track titled ‘Welcome to the City’ View this post on Instagram Tonights FREE GIVEAWAYS.. Free CDs […]

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GRAFFITI – Blob whale returns to the Capital

Many years after a mysterious ‘blob whale’ began gracing the walls of Cardiff – it has made a welcome return to the City. After previous very colourful incarnations around the City Centre and Cathays it was decided that they were originally by an artist called ‘Spades’ They have popped up on a route leading from […]

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VIDEO – Knightmare returns after 19 year break!

Welcome, watchers of illusion… A remake of the classic TV show Knightmare has been brought to back to life exclusively for YouTube’s Geek Week! Starring the ever faithful Hugo Myatt and a host of others including Isy Suttie, Jessie Cave, Mark Knight, Amazing Phil and Emma Blackery. “People didn’t want us to show them what […]

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STREET ART – Big pink pussy in Radyr

A leisurely bike ride along the ‘Taff Trail’, which winds itself alongside the River Taff from Cardiff Bay all the way upto Brecon, where there is usually some wildlife, historic buildings and structures along this ever popular route to enjoy. Recently artwork has been added to numerous subways and tunnels but my favourite piece is […]

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ALBUM RELEASE – Charlotte Church ‘Three’

In the latest video on the official Charlotte Church YouTube channel there is an exclusive behind the scenes video of the recording of Charlotte’s new record ‘THREE‘ containing as-yet-unreleased material. ‘THREE’ is an ambitious, no-holds-barred record from an artist who accepts no compromises. A beautiful collection of seven tracks that sees Church explore her musical […]

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ROYAL WELSH SHOW – Kangaroo Kid stunt buggy

It’s not just animals and agriculture on display at The Royal Welsh Show each year. Usually there’s some alternative stunt-driven spectacle to be seen each day in the main show ring at Llanelwedd near Builth Wells. And this year it was the welcome return of stunt riders ‘The Kangaroo Kid‘ aka Matt Coulter from Brisbane, […]

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