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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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CARDIFF – City Centre clocks

Back in November 2011, a new clock was unveiled on St Mary Street at it’s junction with Wood Street. Named ‘The Pierhead Clock’ it is the main feature of the new glass tower structure. The mechanism began it’s life in the Pierhead Building in Cardiff Bay back in 1897 but was sold to an American […]

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GRAFFITI – Pedley Street, Shoreditch

A short walk from London’s Brick Lane and off the beaten tracks – to – under the tracks. A concrete subway leads you to some derelict land sandwiched between two railway lines. Security fencing has been compromised and the area has become a target for graffiti artists (not street artists!) to decorate the surroundings with […]

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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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PHOTOS-Llandaf Cathedral

The rain had just cleared and the sun popped it’s head out before it began to set on this changeable day in Cardiff just before Christmas. It was time to swiftly pass St. Teilo’s Well and make our way to the City of Llandaf Cathedral. Looking all wet and glistening, reflecting the last remnants of […]

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GRAFITTI-New Spades characters popping up again

On my travels through the City Centre recently and imagine my surprise when I spotted a big bright pink thing on the window of Howell’s! Yep the cheeky little blob/whale character, by artist Spades, had made a return to Cardiff! This time aerosols weren’t used but instead a mixture of crayon and pens/ink?

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St David’s Day 2011

First of all Happy Saint David’s Day or Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus as we like say in Wales…once a year…. when we all become proper welshmen like….mun! Once again the annual St David’s Day parade took place in the centre of Cardiff featuring children from local schools, musicians, members from SWICA and even St David […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff City players meet the fans

Hundreds of football fans queued for their chance to meet the football players from local Championship side Cardiff City. The queue started at the entrance to the St David’s Centre on Working Street and led all the way upto the centre of the busy shopping mall between Boots and H Samuel.

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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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PHOTOS-St Davids Fashion Show 2010

Celebrating the best of fashion available at St Davids Shopping centre there was a catwalk erected on The Hayes outside John Lewis and Cardiff Library showcasing some of the clothing available in the shops like Reiss, Hollister, Henleys and John Lewis to name a few. Its being held from 6th April to 11th April with […]

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VIDEO-St David’s Day Parade Cardiff

more about "St David’s Day Parade through Cardiff", posted with vodpod

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PHOTOS-Happy Saint David’s Day

Happy Saint David’s Day to Welshmen and Welsh Women around the world and universe! A short anonymous poem about the seven wonders of Wales:- “Pistyll Rhaeadr and Wrexham steeple, Snowdon’s mountain without its people, Overton yew trees, St Winefride’s wells, Llangollen bridge and Gresford bells” Who’d have thought of the Welsh connections some of these […]

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