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BOATRACE – Cardiff v Swansea

The eighth Welsh Varsity Boat Race, between Swansea University and Cardiff University Rowing Clubs, took place on the River Taff in Cardiff over the weekend. Advertisements

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WEATHER – Picture on the ITV News

A submission to the ITV Wales group on Flickr resulted in the my picture being selected and used on the ITV Weather forecasts in Wales throughout the day. A daffodil stood all alone on the Taff Embankment overlooking the River Taff and Millennium Stadium – the same day Cardiff City got promoted to the Premier […]

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OLYMPICS – Red Arrows fly over Cardiff

On Friday 27th July, 2012 to mark the opening of the London 2012 Olympics the Red Arrows flew around the whole of the UK on a whistle-stop tour from Edinburgh to London taking in many major cities on the way. Here in Wales the Red Arrows flew from RAF Valley on Anglesey at 15:58 and […]

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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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CARDIFF- Foggy weather

Waking up early on St David’s Day to look out of the kitchen window and think ‘there’s a lot of condensation on the window’ so I wiped the window clear only to discover there was no condensation but infact on closer inspection it was some really bad fog outside! A quick walk into the City […]

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GRAFFITI-Gets Eaten by that Naughty Stickman

There have been many displays of art under the bridge that carries the Western Avenue (A48) over the River Taff near the UWIC campus in Llandaf. The first photo I took was back in September 2010 where this great little red character featured predominently under the bridge.

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ROWING-Cardiff Regatta 2011

The ‘Head of the Taff’ event was arranged for Saturday 5th March on the River Taff (can you see what they did there? taff not daff…..!) in Cardiff on a really sunny day (’twas still a bit chilly mind!) Cardiff City Rowing Club (aka Cardiff City RC) held the event which was to run from […]

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Excavation begins in the River Taff

Excavation works began in earnest on the River Taff, where it flows under Canton Bridge, in the City Centre of Cardiff this week. The work is being carried out to deepen the river to allow safe passage of larger vessels which serve the network of stops from Cardiff Bay and Penarth – which stop as […]

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CARDIFF – In reflections

The weather was changeable, sunny one minute then torrential rain the next. So much so, that massive puddles were left around the City which prompted some inspiration and the idea to capture some of the well-known sights ‘in reflection.’ Featuring Cardiff Castle, City Hall and the Millennium Stadium. Well worth a wait for the ‘twist’ […]

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The council implement new flood watch measures.

Well after only one days worth of (decent) rain it seems that the rivers of Cardiff have filled up pretty damn quickly and are now practically full and flowing very fast! Both the River Ely and Taff are affected with official flooding warnings being issued for parts of the River Ely this morning by the […]

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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-Frozen River Taff outside Millennium Stadium

It was one of the coldest snaps on record with temperatures reaching minus 17oC in some parts of Wales whereas in Cardiff it was a tropical minus 8oC!! The snow came but wouldnt budge and even our local lakes and rivers began to freeze! Some pictures of a rather frozen Roath Park Lake HERE but […]

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PHOTOS-Cardiff Castle in Autumn

It was time for a leisurely stroll into town, to begin the Christmas shopping, but I thought it would be worth taking the camera along just incase there were some really autumn scenes around Cardiff Castle and the surrounding areas. I wasnt disappointed and so ventured up via Blackweir and back down the Taff trail […]

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VIDEO-Llandaff Raft Race

After catching some of the Cardiff 10k Marathon earlier in the day it only seemed fair to venture out and actually do some exercise myself. The sun was shining and it seemed only natural to get out on the bike and cycle up the Taff Trail and experience some of the natural delights that Cardiff […]

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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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