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GRAFITTI-Tributes paid to ‘Gorf’

Flickr user Walt Jabsco announced on his feed that local grafitti artist known as ‘Gorf’ had passed away on January 14th. “It’s with great, great sadness and a heavy, heavy heart I have to announce that Gorf/Hasl/Anoy, one of Cardiff’s most recent, prolific writers, passed away on 14th January in Portugal.” “Sympathies go out to […]

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Is it Chippy Lane or Caroline Street?

Since Craig Bellamy was arrested in January 2011 for an alleged fracas that occured outside Eden Lounge on Caroline Street – the national press jumped on the story and began naming the street CHIPPY ALLEY! In the last ten years in Cardiff it seems that the original name of Caroline Street has been superceded by […]

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PHOTOS-Graffiti around Cardiff, January 2011.

A quick walk around Canton and my first bike ride up the Taff Trail to reveal some new graffiti for 2011. I found some really cracking pieces and also some more mundane tags! First up some stick-up from D-Fault just off Queen Street in the City Centre.

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PHOTOS-Ffos Las Race Meeting

It was Tuesday 27th December, straight after the Christmas period, and the annual festive race meeting at Ffos Las was on. The previous week’s weather had hampered conditions which resulted in the Boxing Day Cheptow fixture being postponed but better conditions out West meant the day’s event were still on – even after many inspections.

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PHOTOS-Frozen Roath Park Lake

I took a stroll over to a very frozen and cold Roath Park Lake and discovered some very hungry birds (no they werent angry!) I even fed them my chocolate cookies (some birds seemed more fussy than others!) There were many people enjoying the dramatic scenes across the lake as the sun was going down […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Stadium in the snow!

It has been snowing heavily throughout South Wales since Thursday night with numerous dumps of snow (Copyright James Wright ITV Weather) Cardiff City’s game against Burnley on Saturday was called off but the Cardiff Blues’ game on Sunday is still going ahead. Preparations have been ongoing at the stadium to clear the carpark, make the […]

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PHOTOS-Fred Keenor Road Sign at Cardiff City Stadium

At the start of December 2010 new signs were erected in Cardiff as a tribute to Cardiff City and Welsh International striker Fred Keenor. Ffordd Fred Keenor was unveiled before the Bluebirds’ game against Preston, in honour of the only player to lead the side to victory in an FA Cup final.

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PHOTOS-Graffiti in Newport

A quick trek to Newport to check out the emerging graffiti and stencil scene near the City Centre area. Firstly some stencils checking out the Ryder Cup which took place at The Celtic Manor site earlier in the year. Featuring some other random tags and stencils from around the dual carriageways. But my favourite was […]

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PHOTOS-Severe Weather hits South Wales

After such an amazing Wednesday with crisp clear blue skies and not a cloud in sight – it came as a bit of shock to experience the first episode of bad weather this Autumn. All the leaves are now fully off the trees, and with gusts reaching 90 mph in some areas, it’s no surprise […]

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PHOTOS-Graffiti artwork outside Boilerhouse Project, Hailey Park.

Showcasing some of the amazing talent in the local area on show for everyone to see at the rear of The Boiler House Project in Haileys Park. The wall is continually updated so if you are ever in the area check it out!

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PHOTOS-Christmas trees being erected in Cardiff City Centre

Well there’s only 53 days to Christmas (at the time of typing) and Cardiff City Centre is gearing up for a very busy and prosperous festive season. Amid all the chaos last year due to St Davids 2 being completed and this year the numerous repaving and landscaping projects around the rest of the city […]

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PHOTOS-Man playing violin suspended in The Hayes

Over the years Cardiff has always had some street entertainment dotted around the City’s streets – some good and some pretty damn awful! But I bumped into this chap playing a violin (i hope thats what it was!) in The Hayes. He was suspended on a rope and balanced on one foot whilst playing numerous […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Half Marathon

Sunday 17th October was the date for the Cardiff Half Marathon this year. There wasnt a sign of any clouds or rain and a bright sunny day beckoned. Some said it was almost perfect conditions for a marathon! 9am and 15,000 runners set off from Lloyd George Avenue in Cardiff Bay and snaked their way […]

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PHOTOS-Graffiti in South West England

Taking an elongated pub crawl from Cornwall to Dorset(i wasn’t driving!) calling in at Plymouth and Exeter before getting to Poole. Here is a very small selection of graffiti I found whilst staggering the streets.

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Cardiff sense of humour reflected in shop names and graffiti.

Cardiffian’s are well known for their sense of humour and irony and this has been reflected in the names of some shops in The City. Below are a few recent ones that i’ve manage to capture on my travels! First up is the Dental Practice on Woodville Road, Cathays.

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