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1 Dec 2021It's already been a whirlwind week since AhGeeBe released his debut single Cocoona on Clwb Music. Cocoona gained early support from the legendary Huw Stephens at BBC 6 Music and Adam Walton at BBC Radio Wales. It was then chosen again a week later for a spin on BBC Introducing Wales with Adam Walton as he compared AhGeeBe's songwriting and lyricism to that of the legendary George Harrison. AhGeeBe has enjoyed a chat with BBC Radio Cymru's Georgia Ruth and features across other BBC Radio Wales shows including spins from new music champion Bethan Elfyn . Part recorded...
Read MoreBetween 1854 and 1862, naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace (born 8 January 1823, Llanbadoc, Monmouthshire) travelled the Malay Archipelago (now Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia), studying and collecting specimens he would later exhibit and write about. The most famous animal he and his team found was a brilliant green tree frog that jumped out of the high trees of the rainforest canopy and slowed its fall with big, webbed feet, like a tiny parachutist. Wallace's Flying Frog is small, between 3-4" long, males are a little bigger than females, and they've been found in...
Read MoreSheffield bilingual psych/post-punk four-piece Sister Wives have teamed up with Carmarthenshire’s psych duo Tacsidermi for an exciting musical union. The Double A single 'O Fy Nghof' / 'A Oes Heddwch' will be released on limited edition lathe-cut vinyl on 17th December via Libertino Records, and is out now digitally. Both bands wrote the musical backbone to a song each independently, which was then sent over and Tacsidermi and Sister Wives added lyrics and melody to the other's compositions, a truly collaborative project. "O Fy Nghof" and "A Oes Heddwch" musically reflect the...
Read MoreCardiff Singer/Songwriter Chris Kelly announces his latest single 'Your Day Begins Again' Released independently the single will be streaming everywhere on Friday 26th November. Former Front-man of 90's Cardiff Band 'The Scooters' Chris Kelly has made quite a name for himself across Wales as a tour de force on the live music circuit. Honing his craft as an accomplished Singer/Songwriter, Chris Kelly has played extensively across all of South Wales and impressing many an audience with his unique brand of Acoustic Americana Pop. Chris is available for interviews and sessions. His Brand...
Read MoreShwmae and Croeso! Croeso and welcome to an autumnal edition of the Honno newsletter! This month, we've got a special issue with in invitation to a book launch, a call for submissions for our latest anthology, writing opportunities, and more. Book Launch: Painting the Beauty Queens Orange Painting the Beauty Queens Orange is the latest release at Honno . The ‘70s wasn’t all glam rock and flares, punk and pogo-ing… In Painting the Beauty Queens Orange , the women who lived the decade reveal what it meant to push boundaries, claim your identity, and carve out your...
Read MoreAs the light dwindles again and I am returned to that winter my baby face a horror show of scar and NHS stitches I spy a large spider on a Lino floor my mother christens the arachnid pida pw syllables I can almost parrot the invented dialogue of infancy delightful dictionary-free words that bubble and exist only in a certain time place and feeling the music of the mother tongue my boy imagination in Yuri Gagarin’s shed cosmonaut caught in dawning thought confusion my reverie when sleep was blessed and not timetabled foetus as astronaut tethered in the helmeted womb every...
Read MoreREVIEW Ever wondered how the town of Denbigh in north Wales got its name? Well, look no further than Jude Johnson's Nine Tales From Wales for the answer. The story of Siôn Bodiau and the Gwiber is one of the fables included in this superb collection. Intended for children, this book would make an excellent Christmas stocking filler for any youngster who wants to be acquainted with the rich archive of traditional Welsh folk tales. Divided into three sections the book includes stories about dragons, mermaids and fairies ( three on each ). The titles are listed below. Whilst...
Read MoreKing of Britons wins pretrial hearing against Bell Helicopter AmeriCymru: Hi Llywelyn, and many thanks for agreeing to this interview. Can you please explain to our readers who you are and what you are doing? Llywelyn: Shwmae Ceri a diolch am siarad efo fi. Yes, I am the true Brenin y Brythoniaid or King of the Britons, and I am working to restore our people to their rightful and lawful place on the island of Britannia as the legitimate British people, as our ancestors have claimed would happen for hundreds and hundreds of years now. I created a legal thesis which...
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Welsh Word Of The Day ( 12/3/2021 ) dangos - to show, to reveal, to display, to indicate
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Welsh Word Of The Day ( 12/2/2021 ) anghysbell - remote, distant, outlying, isolated
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Welsh Word Of The Day ( 12/1/2021 ) ymyl - edge, border, margin
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