Welsh Lives archive

gwynthomas
Apr
19

The people’s poet

Lara Catrin remembers Gwyn Thomas, former National Poet of Wales, who died last week

zaha hadid
Apr
05

Zaha Hadid or 90 degrees: A lament – perhaps not

Brenig Davies examines the missed opportunity of Zaha Hadid’s Welsh Opera House.

County_Hall,_Cardiff_Bay
Apr
01
senedd
Sep
14

Pioneer of Welsh devolution

John Osmond looks back at the contribution of J. Barry Jones

Welsh_people_in_Patagonia_2
Jun
12

Patagonia: No Welsh Shangri-La

Ian Johnson says Patagonia is poorly understood.

OsiRhysOsmond
Mar
13

The Hawk has flown – a tribute to Osi Rhys Osmond

A tribute to the artist Osi Rhys Osmond who died this week

John Davies by Tom Beardshaw
Feb
17

The most cosmopolitan of all Welsh historians

A tribute by Peter Stead to the historian John Davies, who died yesterday

ww1britishtroopsintrenches
Dec
20

Wales’s Forgotten World War One Warriors

Rhys David tells of the Welsh Division who played a role in world war one in the Near East.

Aug
24

An identity defined by devolution

Nick Webb looks at how the identity of Wales’ towns and cities has been sculpted by devolution

ww1britishtroopsintrenches
Apr
24

The clash of past with present memories

Paul O’Leary discusses competitive interpretations of how we frame understandings of our history