New Welsh Review 18, Autumn 1992


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An evocative stroll with Admiral Pickard by Jon Manchip White
An extract from Jon Manchip White's The Journeying Boy: Scenes from a Welsh Childhood, in which the actor returns to his native Cardiff from Tennessee for the first time in twenty years.
• Surviving the earthquake by Nicholas Le Mesurier
A discussion of the novels of Bernice Rubens, 'a writer never afraid to tackle a difficult subject'.
• The Foundry by Mary Giles
Photographer Mary Giles records one of the final working days of Cardiff's Tubal Cain Engineering Foundry which closed in 1986.
• Willingly to school by Elwyn Davies
The author recalls pupils and staff at Cardiff High School between the wars.
• Architect of Emprie by Gwyn A Williams
Gwyn A Williams charts the rise and fall of nineteenth-century Imperial Wales with the help of a new biography by Herbert Williams of the Welsh entrepreneur, David Davies of Llandinam.
• A Wandering Scholar by Merfyn Jones
The author explains the significance of Robert Roberts, Y Sgolor Mawr, with the help of his re-issued autobiography A Wandering Scholar: The Life and Opinions of Robert Roberts.
• T J - one of the century's three greatest Welshmen? by Laura McAllister
Laura McAllister reviews the life and career of Thomas Jones CH, Cabinet Secretary to four British Prime Ministers.
• Flight-deck of experience by Angela Fish
Angela Fish explores the life and writings of Welsh novelist, Menna Gallie, author of Strike for a Kingdom and The Small Mine.
• Definitely not the pits by Jon Gower
A round-up of Welsh television and radio.
• Captain Colenso by Alun Richards
• Beginnings by Janet Dube
• Will Rocket by Basil Griffiths
• The white stick by Christopher Mills

Editor: Robin Reeves