Lest We Forget

Wanda Zyborska writes about HM Stanley, Denbigh, memorialisation and art, asking, How can we have equality without diversity in our cultural representations?

PUBLISHED ON: 28/07/20

CATEGORY: Column, Opinion

The recent actions of Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters tearing down statues of the slave owner Edward Colston in Bristol has drawn public attention …

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Crocodiles by Youssef Rakha

Niall Griffiths

PUBLISHED ON: 11/02/20


It began appallingly – with the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi in Tunisia – but the reforming hope that rose, phoenix-like, from those awful flam …

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Resist: Stories of Uprising

Assessing this hyper-current and innovative format of fiction based on real events, with historians’ input, from Comma Press, Jemma L King admires the urgency of forty diverse voices writing about when the state and the individual collide

PUBLISHED ON: 29/01/20


Resist: Stories of Uprising charts the milestone moments of defiance in British history – from quiet personal stands to frenzied and uncontrollable ex …

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Contemporary Literature from Wales

Gwen Davies, Robin Chapman and Suzy Ceulan Hughes

PUBLISHED ON: 25/07/17


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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Revolution at Ffotogallery

Jack Pugh

PUBLISHED ON: 10/06/17


The revolution will not be televised, but it was and is photographed. Diffusion, Cardiff’s International Festival of Photography, organised by Ffotoga …

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The Things He Saw One Day in May

Ricardo Blanco

PUBLISHED ON: 21/05/14


So, I’ll start with the serious stuff, and work downhill towards the frivolous. Yesterday I was taken by the poet (and translator of Seamus Heaney), P …

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Dispatch from Slovenia 2, Dogs and Toddlers

Christopher Meredith

PUBLISHED ON: 12/04/13


I was sitting in my flat on the top floor writing one of the most boring sentences in the world when I heard the shouting outside. The three-roomed wr …

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On Occupy USA

Matthew David Scott

PUBLISHED ON: 28/05/12


‘Well, what’s it like, then?’ When you move to another country, this is usually the first question you get asked by those back home. It was certainly …

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