"Laughter is the best medicine, and it costs nothing... You've got to have a laugh haven't you." I am back here, where I have been so many times to write these posts. Sat in the back of this dimly lit and familiar coffee shop; cosy not dreary, and bursting with life. There is a table … Continue reading Little pockets of Joy.
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This weekend has been crazy. Between the emotional roller-coaster of Pride, the parade, the unity, heartfelt poetry on women and Gods, dancing to band after band in rock bars, laughing along to comedy shows and chilling in a 'hip-hop yard', watching jazz bands and dancers, there is simply too much to post at once. So … Continue reading HUB Fest | Soundwire & The Vega Bodegas
Today Cardiff is full of noise. Not harmonious sounds of nature or the gentle hustle and bustle of the every-day, but unorganised, chaotic, LOUD noise. I fear today is the day I'll fall off my podium of positive, unapologetic, 'shove it down your throat' happiness. I have ducked into my local Nero, partially to write … Continue reading Noise.
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Cardiff is an urban forest situated in the South East of Wales. It has a human population of 346,100, covers a land area of 6,400 square miles and has an average annual rainfall of 37.8 inches. Its GDP is $36 billion and its coastal location means it has a maritime climate. It has an ethnically … Continue reading RetVersusAmyEllen | Urban Forest
There’s a drug war gripping our streets right now. From Newport Road to Queen Street to St. Marys the dealers rule their territory with an iron fist. Each day new advertising campaigns and marketing slogans appear to lure in potential customers. Each day new chemical technologies raise the stakes and the resulting fallout deepens. You … Continue reading RetVersusAmyEllen | Turf War
James Joyce believed that if he could understand Dublin, truly reflect the nuances of its modus operandi, then he could better understand others cities as a result. That whilst culturally different it was humanities commonalities which became expressed in environment, and what more complete an expression than the modern city? These artificial constructs are tailored … Continue reading RetVersusAmyEllen | The City
This happened a while ago, but with all the free time I've had over the last few weeks I have had the chance to play around with my photos a bit and realise that I don't think I reacted as much as I should have when this happened. It was kind of a favour, although … Continue reading 16,863 People Reached!