Archive for October, 2010

David Williams
Oct
31

Has a Welsh Knot replaced the Welsh Not?

David Williams says a television study of two Welsh-speaking families has exposed serious obstacles on the path to a bilingual Wales

Swansea Buoys Reconnect by Tine Bech
Oct
30

Swansea Blitz artwork fails to deliver

Huw David Jones is distinctly underwhelmed by this year’s Locws International display of temporary artworks

Buckskin map dating from 1774 ((c)The Trustees of the British Museum)
Oct
29

Mapping a sustainable future

Morgan Parry says Wales now has the opportunity to pioneer an integrated approach to dealing with biodiversity loss and make its mark in Europe

The Old Library in the Hayes, photo c.1900
Oct
28

No longer unloved but often still without a purpose

We have stopped pulling sound old buildings down but we have not found a way to bring them back into use, says Rhys David

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Oct
27

Last generation to engage with the Classics

Mari Williams argues that Welsh civilisation is the poorer for the decline of the teaching of Latin and Greek

Madam Ramotwse, who runs the fictional No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
Oct
26

Let’s hear Madam Ramotswe speaking Welsh

Rhys David questions why Welsh language print and broadcast media make so little use of material from outside Wales

Education Minister Leighton Andrews spearheading the change
Oct
25

Dual sector revolution comes to Wales

The higher and further education systems are undergoing a transformation in Wales

Menna Machreth, Chair of the Welsh Language Society
Oct
24
Bridgend-born Katie Elin-Salt as Catrin in 'Love Steals Us From Loneliness'
Oct
23

Love Steals Us from Loneliness

Peter Stead takes a look at the latest offering from the National Theatre of Wales

Paul McCartney, still composing and performing at age 68
Oct
22