VIDEO – Barry Island Pleasure Park

Anyone living in the HTV region during the 1980’s must surely remember this iconic commercial for Barry Island Pleasure Park! The advert seemed to run for many years and had that familiar theme tune which someone has uploaded to Youtube in all it’s glory. The advert first aired when Barry Island Pleasure Park had an […]

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STREET ART – “Rodney you plonker”

Most people probably walk straight past this bit of stencil work on the lanes off City Road, Cardiff. But sitting at low level is this two colour stencil featuring Del Boy from tv’s Only Fools and Horses and his famous line “Rodney you plonker”

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STREET ART – Stand-up by Colour Doomed

Needing no introduction another striking piece by local artist Colour Doomed features in the alleys off Northcote Lanes in Roath, Cardiff Featuring a really colourful skeleton singing his heart out into a mic. Strikingly warm colours enhanced by the strong low Winter sunshine – really love that drip effect onto the floor too.

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VIDEO – The Vincent Tan rap

Just days after some Norwegian video makers created a spoof video on “How to act like Vincent Tan” – today another humorous video has been released titled ‘The Vincent Tan Rap.’   This latest video has been created by Youtube user Squash The Lemon and illustrates Tan’s fondness for the colour red. Throughout the video […]

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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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VIDEO – How to be like Vincent Tan

A team of video makers from Norway have pooled their talents to come up with the latest offering called ‘How to be like Vincent Tan‘ It is a humourous parody video featuring the main star wearing trousers pulled up very high across his waistline and of course a red Cardiff City top – with them […]

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BE AWARE – Giant chicken on the loose!

A stumble down Gremlin Alley in Cardiff revealed just more than the usual street art and tags littered throughout this back street lane. Sternly poking it’s head amongst the rubble and the totally grey environment that surrounds it – this giant chicken is taking pride of place! Another creation by artist Colour Doomed and the […]

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Street Art – Jo¥ for Empty Walls Festival

The first Empty Walls festival was held throughout the Cathays and Roath parts of Cardiff in 2013. The event attracted 12 local and international artists to transform the Capital’s streets to bring colour, culture and vibrancy to the city. A whole range of artists painted the City including Phlegm, Colour Doomed, Run, 3Dom and Helen […]

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MASHUP – Robin Thicke vs Aqua – Blurred Barbie Girl

Yep it’s time for another awful…well awfully addictive mashup that shouldn’t work…doesn’t work…. and should never have been made. Ok the concept here is truly shocking and it’s one of those that I think you are going just have to play and make your own mind up. Just to say I’ve tried my best to […]

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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 Dragon 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. It was great to hear that Phlegm was to pay his first official visit to paint in Cardiff as part of the Empty Walls festival. The event invited 12 […]

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DAFT PUNK – Acapella mashup by Pentatonix

Amazing as Daft Punk are it seems their global takeover has taken many years to fully sink into the general public’s minds and become ‘mainstream’ – so much so that acapella group Pentatonix have recreated seven of Daft Punk’s biggest hits using only their voices and mixed them up into a 5 minute video on […]

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GRAFFITI – Gorfjam 2014 in Sevenoaks Park

A wander into Grangetown’s Sevenoaks Park revealed a whole host of brand new graffiti on the 140m legal wall that runs along the perimeter of the city’s park. Previously being used for Roxejams over the past few years it was time to hold the latest Graffiti Jam-type event this time called The Gorfjam! Held in […]

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