What is it about climate change that stops us from taking action? Why – when entire communities from the Marshall Islands to Mindanao are being swept away by tidal waves – won’t we change our behaviour? And why, even when it affects our immediate neighbours, laps at our own doorstep, do we still do little […]
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Diary of the Last Man

Suzannah V Evans on a new poetry collection that is a hymn to ‘this world’, as well as a warning about what might happen if we continue to abuse our natural surroundings

PUBLISHED ON: 09/08/17

CATEGORY: Reviews

‘I am not vital to this world’, Robert Minhinnick declares in Diary of the Last Man. His new poetry collection is a hymn to ‘this world’, as well as a …

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Seaside Donkey: A Wayward Walk Around Wales

Carla Manfredino finds this journal sprawls at times but enjoys its witty and unsentimental voice as well as its humbling philosophies and landscape

PUBLISHED ON: 01/08/17

CATEGORY: Reviews

Walking with a donkey on a thousand-mile trip around Wales is no easy feat. Donkeys don’t like the rain (who does?) and Wales is a wet place. And how …

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The Palestinian

Robert Minhinnick

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Fiction

The white arse? Three words on a piece of paper. That’s what the old man called the bird. So I did too. The only time I saw it was in the Gwter Gryn w …

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Contemporary Literature from Wales

Gwen Davies, Robin Chapman and Suzy Ceulan Hughes

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Podcast

Gwen Davies on recent fiction in English from Wales, Robin Chapman on the rejection of politicisation in Welsh-language literature since devolution, S …

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Earth Core: the Hominin Project

Linda Rhinehart

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Blog

I attended Julian Ruddock’s exhibition at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre twice one week at the end of May. It was intended to showcase the power of combi …

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