Chapter 5 Away from the cathedral’s shadow was a jaunty, bohemian but quite well-heeled area. Media people lived here when they could afford it. Lizzie sat having a cup of really good coffee, something not to be had in her stuffy little hotel. She had come to check out the wool shop where Hilary Thomas […]
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Woman of Flowers: Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Reginald Francis

PUBLISHED ON: 09/03/18

CATEGORY: Blog, Reviews

In Theatr Pena’s latest production, Woman Of Flowers, the Welsh legend of Blodeuwedd unfolds with a rich blend of tragedy, dance, cinematic audio and …

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The Mother of All Questions: Further Feminisms

Jennifer Wong

PUBLISHED ON: 27/02/18

CATEGORY: Reviews

Following her hugely popular book Men Explain Things to Me in 2014, Rebecca Solnit’s The Mother of All Questions – a collection of feminist essays tha …

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Queer Wales: The History, Culture and Politics of Queer Life in Wales

Jane Doherty

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17

CATEGORY: Audio review, Audio review with transcript

Jane Docherty reviews Queer Wales: The History, Culture and Politics of Queer Life in Wales, a collection of essays edited by Huw Osborne. Published b …

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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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Oubliette: A performance by Ellen Bell

Ellen Bell

PUBLISHED ON: 26/05/17

CATEGORY: Reviews

‘The Drawing Room’ exhibition runs in the Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown until 25th February Is it all about sewing? Nicola Heywood Thomas had asked. S …

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Burrard Inlet and The Scrapbook

Mari Ellis Dunning

PUBLISHED ON: 14/05/14

CATEGORY: Reviews

It was a warm spring evening when I went to see Tyler Keevil and Carly Holmes, two of Parthian’s newest authors, launch their books at Aberystwyth Art …

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xx Minifest Women’s Writing Festival 2014

Craig Thomas

PUBLISHED ON: 16/03/14

CATEGORY: Reviews

Having launched in 2012 with a one-day ‘mini-fest’, XX Wales returned in 2014 in a much expanded form. Spread out over two and a half days, the event …

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The Tip of My Tongue (And Some Other Weapons As Well)

Cathryn A Charnell-White

PUBLISHED ON: 18/02/14

CATEGORY: Reviews

Trezza Azzopardi has taken an oblique, pared-down approach to the medieval Geraint fab Erbin in her contribution, one of the concluding pair, to Seren …

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Rough Tumbles & Cracked Crowns

Kirsti Bohata

PUBLISHED ON: 26/08/13

CATEGORY: Essays

When, in 1872, Amy Dillwyn began to describe Olive Talbot as her ‘wife’ in her diaries it was a secret designation. Not because it was necessary to hi …

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