LATEST BLOGSHistory From the Wikipedia :- "The Frederick C. Robie House is a U.S. National Historic Landmark now on the campus of the University of Chicago in the South Side neighborhood of Hyde Park in Chicago, Illinois. Built between 1909 and 1910, the building was designed as a single family home by architect Frank Lloyd Wright and is renowned as the greatest example of Prairie School, the first architectural style considered uniquely American. It was designated a National Historic Landmark on November 27, 1963, and was on the first National Register of Historic Places list of...
Read MoreRead our interview with Matthew G. Rees here Not to be confused with the recent, wildly acclaimed Welsh language horror movie of the same name ( Y Gwledd ), this is Matthew G. Rees' third published anthology of short stories. You will find reviews of his other works here The Keyhole and here Smoke House & Other Stories We have expressed the opinion that Matthew G. Rees is a major new talent elsewhere and this new collection confirms our estimation. The Feast is a deliciously dark and frequently amusing collection that leaves one in no doubt that Rees is a...
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19 Jan 2022‘In It Together Festival,’ the newest and biggest ever addition to Wales’ live music calendar, have announced the full list of 50 Welsh artists who will perform across the festival, with some of the best new talent across the country performing alongside a plethora of international superstars, shining a light on local talent like never before. The 50 artists cover a huge range of genres spanning the entire musical spectrum, with 25 artists performing across the Paddock Stage, showcasing the very best in indie, rock, grime and hip hop, including Cardiff born singer-songwriter...
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10 Jan 2022Wales’ leading talent development project, Forté Project, re-launches in 2022 with a full scale Wales-wide project for the first time, starting with ten new acts. The newly chosen music acts from across the country, covering multiple musical genres, will gain crucial skills, industry knowledge and perform their music live at a series of unique events across the country. Forté Project was established in 2015 and throughout its six year tenure it has developed over 70 young music creators aged 16-25 including Owina Felstead, Alex Stacey, Hana Lili, Eädyth, The Honest Poet, Otto,...
Read MoreKjell Olsen, Wright Sketches for Broadacre City, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons In 1958 Frank Lloyd Wright published The Living City . Appearing a year before his death the book contains his final thoughts on the subject of remaking American cities in a truly 'organic' and 'democratic' style. In its pages Wright outlines his vision for his ideal Broadacre City and many of the themes explored here had preoccupied the great architect for much of his life. As an insight into Wright's philosophy of architecture it is invaluable. Indeed the work is part...
Read MoreThe Gordon House, Oregon Photos: 16 This is a brief photo blog about a recent visit (2014) to the Gordon House, Silverton, Oregon. The trip was organised by the Welsh Society of Oregon . The Gordon House is the only Frank Lloyd Wright site in the state and is currently managed by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy who offer 45 minute tours of the house and grounds. The Gordon House website can be found here:- gordonhouse.org History From the Wikipedia :- "The house was designed in 1957 for Evelyn and Conrad Gordon, and finished in 1963 (four...
Read MoreI have not yet found God nor has He found me on another winter’s solstice but it’s a new day one that has never been before so it’s going to be alright the mounting illumination of its early morning a sky going through the shades of blue then pinks and reds there’s a ghost on my lawn a ghost of dawn maybe it’s only there before anyone looks that way before the stillness is scared off by the yapping of excitable dogs as I wait to be enveloped by a fog of unconsciousness waiting for no reason that’s worth knowing waiting for me to wake up to make up to shake up and when I have done...
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Welsh Word Of The Day ( 1/24/2022 ) carreg - stone
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Welsh Word Of The Day ( 1/21/2022 ) chwarel - quarry
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Welsh Word Of The Day ( 1/19/2022 ) rhesymol - reasonable
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