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Cardiff Comedy Festival Finale: Review

August 3, 2012

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I went along to the Cardiff Comedy Festival Grand Finale last weekend, and as I had conducted an interview with one of the organisers, Tom Wakeham, before for yourCardiff (see here), I was asked to pen a review of the finale too. You can read about it here.

Everyman Open Air Theatre: Fawlty Towers – In Review

July 9, 2012

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I was invited to attend several shows as part of the Everyman Open Air Theatre with friends. In doing so, I was also asked to write reviews of each show I went to for the hyperlocal blog site, yourCardiff. My first review is for Fawlty Towers and can be found here. I will be reviewing […]

Cardiff Comedy Festival: Top Picks

July 9, 2012

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I spoke to the organisers of the Cardiff Comedy Festival, which is running throughout July across Cardiff, to find out how the festival came to be and what are the choice picks. My story was published here on the hyperlocal blog site yourCardiff. More information is available on the Cardiff Comedy Festival website. Tickets for […]

Welsh Unsigned Stand-Up Awards: Heat 4

May 22, 2012

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I went along to Chapter Arts Centre on Monday 21 May to witness Heat 4 of the Welsh Unsigned Stand-Up Awards (WUSA). Having never been to Chapter before, I had no idea where I was going and found myself in a small room, full of young people, tucked away at the back of the building. […]

The Great Cardiff Cake-Off: YourCardiff

May 21, 2012

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I’ve been invited to blog as a guest occasionally on YourCardiff, a hyperlocal blog run by WalesOnline. I was asked, as a result of my baking background, to cover the Great Cardiff Cake-Off. I had exclusive interviews with the judges, including guest judge, Tom Shanklin.

Bedford community has opportunity to run weekly

December 31, 2011

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The community of Bedford have the opportunity to exercise for free weekly in Bedford Park. With over 70 locations across the country, parkrun try to include a wider age range as possible. At the Bedford location, the youngest runner is 5 years old, and the oldest is in his 80s. parkrun’s website explains that they […]

Cardiff binge drinking capital: an incorrect label?

December 28, 2011

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Cardiff has lower alcohol consumption figures than the rest of the UK and alcohol-poisoning cases are non-existant at local hospitals. Alcohol poisoning has been singled out as a major threat to women, especially during winter months as hypothermia is a side effect. Figures have shown an increase in female deaths between 2001-2008 as a result […]