Tag Archives: 2012

2012 – The best graffiti and street art

Time to look back and see what amazing pieces have been created for our enjoyment on walls across the world. These are just a small selection of the many thousands of original pieces that created yearly. I’m sure it’s becoming more commonplace for large murals to be adorning walls on all major cities on every […]

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YEARMIX – DJ Leekee Dance Yearmix 2012

Well it’s that time of the year again when we take a look back at some of the dance hits that were popular (and not so popular) throughout 2012 and mix them all up into one handy chunk – more commonly known as a ‘Yearmix’ (Jaarmix is getting quite popular aswell!) I personally don’t think […]

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TRACKLISTING – Dance Yearmix 2012

Only days away so here is the tracklisting:- Burns-Lies (Otto Knows Mix) Alex Ferra-Bara Bara Bere Bere (Original Mix) Coldplay-Paradise (Fedde Le Grand Mix) Chuckie-Together (Original Club Mix) Chris Brown-Dont wake me up (Free School William Orbit Mix) Swedish House Mafia-Greyhound (original Mix) Cedric Gervais-Molly (original Mix) David Guetta ft Sia-Titanium (Nicky Romero Mix) Otto […]

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Cardiff Half Marathon 2012

Well it’s exactly 24 hours since I crossed the finish line of the Cardiff Half Marathon 2012 in the Civic Centre of Cardiff to crowds of thousands! What an achievement and what a day! It all began with an early night on the Saturday before having to get up at 06:45 and taking onboard all […]

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Cardiff Half Marathon

Sunday 14th October is the date for the 2012 Cardiff Half Marathon. This year taking a totally new route which does actually run the full 13.1 miles (unlike 2010’s route which was a bit short!) This year beginning outside Cardiff Castle, down around Cardiff Bay then back up via the City Centre then a loop […]

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XFACTOR – Pink tribute act from Caerphilly goes a bit crazy!

ITV 1’s flagship talent show The X Factor returned for the latest series on Saturday 19th August, 2012 and with it a whole host of entertaining singers. (There didn’t seem to be as many freaks and poor singers as previous series – but they now get to show these on ITV2 instead!) The one audition […]

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OLYMPIC ART – Adain Avion airplane art installation

Adain Avion is a mobile art space created from the fuselage of a DC-9 airplane, discovered and transformed by Spanish sculptor and designer Eduardo Cajal. His idea was to recycle the fuselage, creating a vehicle for cultural and artistic exchange, re-inventing the object as a space for contemporary creative action and communication. As part of […]

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OLYMPICS – Postbox painted GOLD for Geraint Thomas

The Royal Mail has decided to issue a set of stamps commemorating each Gold medal winner at the London 2012 Olympic games this year but more interestingly they have also decided to paint a Royal Mail postbox gold in the hometown of each winner. As Geraint Thomas was part of the winning Cycling Pursuit team […]

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GRAFFITI – Roxejam 2012

Now in it’s sixth year the ‘RoxeJam’ was originally set up in 2007 by Lou Lockwood as a memorial to her son Bill (aka local street artist Roxer), who had died in a road accident. After a wash-out Summer this was luckily the one week when it was dry and extremely sunny with pure blue […]

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OLYMPICS-Photos used on Wales Online

As Olympic football descends on Cardiff again Wales Online have taken the opportunity to showcase a range of photographs taken by readers from over the last week in the Capital. My picture of Team GB as Lego figures infront of the Olympic rings graces the front page with many more inside. (Just dont tell my […]

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OLYMPICS-Water tower gets a makeover

For more than 80 years the fantastic structure of a water tower has graced visitors arriving via rail to Cardiff Central Station and is one of first things that people see alongside The Millennium Stadium and the bus station! The 15m high Grade II listed brick structure was originally built in 1932 to replenish water […]

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OLYMPICS-Final preparations for the torch parade and party

Well it seems like it’s been a long time coming but the Olympics 2012 is just around the corner and you can feel the anticipation and excitement building across the whole of the Country. (Well if you watch the BBC maybe…) Here in Cardiff the council have erected many banners and flags along the streets […]

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WALES-Six Nations Grand slam Winners

1908, 1909, 1911, 1950, 1952, 1971, 1976, 1978, 2005, 2008 and now 2012 – eleven Grand Slams for Wales. Estimates of around a quarter of a million people packed pubs and clubs in Cardiff with more opting to watch at a screen set up near Cardiff City Hall. A short sharp shower prior to kick-off […]

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CARDIFF-St David’s Day parade

St David’s Day 2012 in Cardiff began with a thick fog lingering across the City resulting in famous sights becoming totally unrecognisable. But as the day progressed the strong Spring sunshine took over and brightened up what was a very gloomy start to our Patron Saint’s Day. In the Capital City of Wales it was […]

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