Monthly Archives: February 2013

Rubbishy tales

There’s more tins, sandwich wrappers and crisp packets back on the lanes from Efail Isaf.  A bit bored, I make up silly stories about who might drop it. “If he stayed the night he would starve – she never cooked … Continue reading

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Local Access Forum (LAF) in Pontypridd, now recruiting …

Yesterday was the quarterly Local Access Forum: a bittery cold east wind made me glad it was moved to Pontypridd Library instead of being in the pavilion in Ynysangharad Park. The fine stone library was opened in 1890 and is … Continue reading

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One Billion Rising Cardiff – a flash mob

Sometimes there’s a special reason to get on the streets or in this case into the space outside Central Library in Cardiff.  One Billion Rising was a global event of solidarity to end violence against women and this was our … Continue reading

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Rubbishy lanes?

When riding along the lanes, I’m distracted by shiny crisp packets or cans rolling along a road, carrier bags flapping in hedges, fly-tipping.  It’s probably just me, although Polly from Dryscoed often litter-picks near her livery stable. I collected two … Continue reading

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Creative destruction – spaces in Cardiff, a trainspotters’ footbridge and filming

Cardiff, like any good city, has many plots of scrub and strange alleys to find.  I like the energy of creative destruction in a city, and went looking for some by taking a footbridge over the railways that separate the … Continue reading

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