Hello! Today’s post is about an awfully nice little feature I got in Cardiff Life magazine. I had no idea this was going in (my partner in crime, Hana, gave them permission to use the photo without telling me!) so I was mightily surprised to find myself in here, under the category of “Visionary”. Nice descriptor that, I might start using it when people ask … Continue reading Happy New Year!
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(photo by Marc on Flickr) Hello! My name is Helia. We may not have met before, but I write most of the stuff on this site. When there’s no author given on an article, then it’s me. I ran the Cardiff Half Marathon this year. I was a first timer. It was amazing, and hard, but mostly amazing. So I wanted… Continue reading Cardiff Half Marathon – a first-timer’s experience
(Burning Man, Black Rock City, Nevada) I’m currently getting towards the end of a five month trip around the world, which has, so far, covered the following: – cenote diving and jungle ruins in Mexico; – Vegas, LA, San Francisco and Burning Man in America; – 5am fish markets, the Studio Ghibli Museum and the tallest ferris wheel in the world in Japan; – five … Continue reading In case you were wondering where I’ve been …
I’ve been nominated as one of Project Cardiff’s 50 individuals from the local creative community who are contributing to the life and soul of Cardiff in some way. Thank you, Project Cardiff! As part of the nomination I’ll have my photo taken (in a ‘proper in-door sit down’ shoot with photographer Lann Niziblian, who is a great photographer and has done some lovely shots for … Continue reading Thank you Project Cardiff
One of my good friends in Cardiff is a designer called Adam. We met at work a few years ago. Now Adam is taking the leap from a 9-5 into a world of freelance, and he’s giving himself a creative reboot by heading off to Toronto for a few months (though potentially forever, who knows these things). For those who don’t know him, this is … Continue reading Happy travels to Croatoan Design
In April this year, I had a pretty amazing trip to California with my friend Hannah. I got ill the second day we were there (!) but managed to medicate myself through it. The trip consisted of three seperate little parts – visiting San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Los Angeles. I published three posts of pretty photographs from the trip on the hackflash blog: San … Continue reading Abroad – California, April 2011
It’s not often that I talk about my actual, paid, 9-5 everyday job on here, as this is usually reserved for my extra-curricular activities. However, today at work months of preparation finally paid off in an event called ‘#senedd2011 – democracy in our networked age’ My bread and butter, as it were, are earned by working for the National Assembly for Wales as the web … Continue reading #senedd2011 – democracy in our networked age