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OLD CARDIFF – ‘Centreplan70’ retro plans for the City

A major overhaul of Cardiff City centre was planned back in 1970 with the catchy title of ‘Centreplan 70’ Conceived back in the late sixties, the aim of Centreplan 70 was to redevelop the city centre by bringing new roads, pedestrian walkways, an art centre and the idea of an indoor shopping centre amongst many […]

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Cardiff Panographs

Originally posted on Shazography:
Stone Circle, Cardiff All of the photographs taken to create this collection of panographs were shot sometime between 1998 and 1999. Its impossible for any of the images to be dated accurately because the ‘creation date’ has been set back to 6th January 1980. I expect its due to them being…

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Photomarathon 2014 – The trail of thoughts!

After 9 years of watching everyone else take part in this Cardiff-based photography competition it was with great trepidation that I decided to put myself forward and enter it as it celebrates it’s tenth anniversary. From humble beginnings this photography contest has grown and now attracts hundreds of entrants from across the whole of the […]

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Photomarathon 2014 – My entry no 370

1. Photomarathon 2014: Me, Myself and I? 2. Photomarathon 2014: Street level 3. Photomarathon 2014: Camouflage 4. Photomarathon 2014: Ten 5. Photomarathon 2014: We’re all in this together 6. Photomarathon 2014: Attention to detail 7. Photomarathon 2014: Control 8. Photomarathon 2014: Crossed wires 9. Photomarathon 2014: The dying of the light 10. Photomarathon 2014: Stacked […]

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GiffGaff advert featuring The Astroid Boys

Mobile phone service provider GiffGaff have began their latest advertising campaign featuring an unsigned band from Cardiff. The campaign’s slogan is “Members not customers,” and “all the boss.” #alltheboss Taking part in the latest adverts are a host of people including The Astroid Boys, Trinity Warriors, a group of Coasteerers and Cardiff University Gaming Society […]

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VIDEO – Turna Phrase ft Nordic – Doden

Local artist Turner Phrase has released his latest track ‘Doden’ – featuring the Swedish talents of Nordic. Filmed by Ryan Mcgrath the video is set across some fantastic Welsh landscapes including mountain tops, the coastline and even Cardiff’s Queen Street. The video was shot on a Canon 700d and a Nexus 700 with one of […]

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CCFC STREET ART – Anti Vincent Tan graffiti

What great timing for some topical street art to appear in Sevenoaks Park just days before a protest march of Cardiff City fans is planned – the art illustrates how some fans are feeling since the current owner took over at Cardiff City Football Club. Just a short distance from the Cardiff City Stadium – […]

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DR WHO – Filming in Bute Park

The familiar bright yellow signs emblazoned with the terms ‘LSW’ and ‘LOC2’ led me to Cardiff’s Bute Park. These signs pop up rather sporadically around Cardiff but signify a location shoot for Dr Who around the capital city. Broadcast vehicles, cherry pickers and marquees were all situated just infront of the Royal Welsh College of […]

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STREET ART – Lordship Lane house in Dulwich

A rather large detatched house lies proudly on Dulwich’s Lordship Lane – but due for demolition soon this structure is not bowing out quietly! It has been totally covered in street art both inside and out as part of a very unique project entitled, “Baroque The Streets: Dulwich Street Art Festival” which took place throughout […]

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Giant models of famous Welsh people

As Wales celebrated St David’s Day with daffodils, dragons, leeks and Welsh cakes – here in Cardiff they decided to celebrate by bringing out 5 large fibreglass models of some rather famous Welsh faces. These models took part in the annual St David’s Day parade which was the highlight for the many thousands of people […]

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ST DAVID’S DAY – Google Doodle

Google has created a special Doodle on it’s search page to celebrate St David’s Day – or Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant in Welsh. The illustration shows the red dragon and a little lady in traditional Welsh dress sitting together at a table for some tea. The dragon is pouring her a cup of tea with […]

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RUGBY – Welsh rugby player challenges One Direction member

There was no love lost between Mike Phillips and some of the Irish players given their scuffle at the end of the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales. But now the Welsh Rugby star has picked a so-called ‘battle’ with a boy band member! Here is how the spat played out between Mike Phillips […]

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STREET ART – Phlegm #1 in Cardiff

Born in North Wales but now residing in Sheffield, Phlegm is a cartoonist and illustrator known for his self-published comics and amazing graffiti and street art. Phlegm continually seems to be travelling all around the world spreading his huge pieces featuring large, quirky creatures on buildings, vehicles, structures and derelict areas throughout the planet! And […]

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STREET ART – Shady looking chickens

What the cluck? Sinisterly lurking amongst a busy City Road in Cardiff are an army of chickens. Lovingly splashed across some wooden boards where they are definately upto no good. Six almost monochrome chickens protect this vacant site whilst students pass by with their Kentucky Fried Chicken from the numerous outlets around the area. Just […]

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CHRISTMAS – That’s not a reindeer!

The annual trip to the market town of Abergavenny to sample some Christmas cheer from The Salvation Army playing festive songs on the high street to shoppers bustling for bargains in the vintage market. Abergavenny Market only opens on Tuesdays (why?) with the indoor and outdoor market having around 200 stands selling a huge range […]

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