Caught by the River: new column

So I promised I would write more. And here I am! I’ve started contributing a new column to the wonderful Caught by the River website, inspired by my wonderings/wanderings around and about the River Taff. The column is called Wandering the River Taff, and my first essay for them is This is Rat Island. I mean I’m actually on to writing my third piece now, but … Continue reading Caught by the River: new column

We Are Cardiff Press is launched!

I’m very (VERY) excited to announce the launch of a new small press in Cardiff, run by my pal Hana Johnson under the We Are Cardiff umbrella. She’s worked super hard on sorting everything out and is publishing the FIRST BOOK this November! It’s an anthology of short stories called The 42b, based around a fictional Cardiff bus route. We Are Cardiff Press is a non-profit social … Continue reading We Are Cardiff Press is launched!

6 reasons Cardiff is the best city in the UK

Originally posted on Metro:
(Picture: Flickr/Geraint Rowland) Cardiff is frequently to be found at the top of lists of best cities in the UK to live in. Don’t believe me? Take that, and then that! Don’t just take their word for it though. Here’s why this big little city by the sea is so great – in the words of a local. 1. Location On… Continue reading 6 reasons Cardiff is the best city in the UK

The urbanist’s guide to Cardiff – blogger of the week on the Guardian!

Originally posted on We Are Cardiff:
Well well, eh? I pack my bags and head off to Glastonbury for a couple of days and what happens? BLOGGER OF THE WEEK ON THE GUARDIAN HAPPENS, that’s what! click the picture or this link to go read the article: The urbanist’s guide to Cardiff: ‘the UK’s most sociable city’ I got a bit of shit in the… Continue reading The urbanist’s guide to Cardiff – blogger of the week on the Guardian!

Interview for France Culture: “Cardiff, Histoires Fantastiques”

Last summer I was interviewed for a French radio documentary about Cardiff, called “Cardiff, Histories Fantastiques”. I am described as a ‘bloguese’! Literally the best thing I have ever been called. Apparently I also have the capability of speaking two languages simultaneously! Who knew. If your French is functional, listen below! If not so much, concentrate, and you’ll hear me talking in the background. Access … Continue reading Interview for France Culture: “Cardiff, Histoires Fantastiques”