Monthly Archives: October 2014

Big Draw at the Muni, Pontypridd

The gallery in the Muni Arts Centre was in good use for the Big Draw a couple of weeks ago, with Artis Community’s Louise Shenstone getting children and adults to draw on the walls and – inventively – on the … Continue reading

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madeinroath2014: a festival all over Roath

When it comes to the arts, in every form, Roath definitely has it made with something to see or do round every corner.  We ran into a few events on Saturday afternoon after wondering what the animal signs outside houses … Continue reading

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Advantages of better travel along highways

Has the Welsh Active Travel Act started to pay off?  It is supposed to improve walking and cycling infrastructure, making people choose not to take their cars.  I did a small test last week, walking about four miles home from … Continue reading

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Open Spaces Society: great experts

Open Spaces Society gathered its local correspondents for a weekend to share expertise and concerns.  It was also a celebration of OSS’s uniqueness in representing all users of rights of way, and campaigning for public enjoyment of town & village … Continue reading

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Paris between trains

A few hours break in Paris between arriving at Gare d’Austerlitz and leaving from Gare du Nord on Eurostar was just enough for a leisured lunch, amble round the Jardin des Plantes and riverside visit to the Musee de Sculpture … Continue reading

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Open spaces and rights of way in France

It is as easy to get lost near the Dordogne as it is in Wales without waymarks and a working knowledge of rights, and there is wild boar in the forests to add an edge.  First, though, it was lovely … Continue reading

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