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Rock Lobster

What are the chances? A row of arcade reels, five dancing lobsters with a bell ringing a blinder above the music. A cartoon fisherman in his orange bib, emptying pots – Buddy, this won’t hurt, I promise ya! – swinging them about with his left hand until here it comes, the incredibly cov- eted golden lobster – My oh my, do ya see the size of that!


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 (c) Helen Grove-White, Power in the Land?
(c) Helen Grove-White, Power in the Land?

ESSAY PHILIPPA HOLLOWAY

Power in the Land?

Philippa Holloway’s essay ‘Power in the Land’ is part of a group of writers' responses to the X-10: power in the land art collaboration that is examining the impact of the dismantlement of the Wylfa nuclear power station on the community of Anglesey.

There is a choice of two bridges to access Ynys Môn: Telford’s suspension bridge, which provided the first road access, or the later, starker structure of the Britannia Bridge, whose square for- tifications provide a quicker route over the Straits for cars and trains...


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25/07/2016

Folk, Tuplet & A Mighty Wind

Katya Johnson enjoys 'contemporary dance at its very best' with National Dance Company Wales’ Folk, Tuplet & A Mighty Wind

23/07/2016

Everything Must Go – Manic Street Preachers, Liberty Stadium

Philip Jones enjoys the Manic Street Preachers' Everything Must Go final concert in Swansea

20/07/2016

Walking in Coleridge’s Footsteps: From Pandy to Hay Festival

Katya Johnson went on a public excursion from Pandy to the Hay Literary Festival at the end of May. The event marked the second official day of the Coleridge in Wales Festival which runs until the end of August

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NEW INTERVIEW! Daniel Leeman talks to debut novelist Crystal Jeans about her semi-autobiographical novel The Vegetarian Tigers of Paradise published by Honno. Plus watch our Shortlist showcase for our New Welsh Writing Awards 2016 comprising talks and readings by John Harrison, Nathan Llywelyn Munday and Mandy Sutter.

REVIEW OMAR SABBAGH

Pigeon

Omar Sabbagh compares this north-Wales set debut novel of homecoming with Faulkner in its collusion of inner and outer spaces more...

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NICHOLAS MURRAY

Trouble in Chatwin Country

Nicholas Murray, biographer of Bruce Chatwin, charts the literary assassination of a writer with a one-time legendary reputation... more...





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