Final year student studying English Literature BA (Hons) at Cardiff University.
Over six years' experience at Newport City Radio, an online community radio station, as presenter, producer and news editor. Art editor for The Global Panorama. Founder and blogger for Two Green Thumbs UK.
Huge fan of Bob Dylan, Frank Herbert's Dune and artist Roy Lichtenstein.
Dw i'n dygsu Cymraeg heyfd!
Newport City Radio
esterday (Tuesday 29 March) at Rodney Parade, a number of delegates from across the political spectrum came together for a common goal: to speak about the possible benefits of leaving the EU, in a so-called 'Brexit'. Nathan Gill MEP chaired the evening.
ix speakers, including UKIP Leader Nigel Farage MEP, came to Newport yesterday evening to campaign for anti-EU group Grassroots Out. With people from across the political spectrum, the talk focussed around several of the big EU arguments: immigration, trade, industry and money.
A brand new youth-led festival is to come to Newport for its first flagship event and is looking for five hundred young people to get involved. RawFfest, or GwylGrai in Welsh, is a new youth arts festival which will be holding events in different locations around Wales.
An exhibition is being held at The Project Space that presents poetry and art created by women who are either refugees or seeking asylum. Today the group will hold a celebratory closing ceremony at The Project Space, located on Commercial Street, between 4pm and 7pm.
Young people from black and ethnic minorities backgrounds in Newport have created a documentary that explores black integration into British society, in a partnership including Newport-based youth organisation Urban Circle Productions (UCP). The 45-minute film, 'Positive Identity-A Journey of Self-Discovery and Positive Awareness', will be screened at Spytty Cineworld on Saturday 31 October.
Volunteers' Week, which is running from the 1 - 7 June this year, is 'an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK'. Volunteers' week began in 1984 so 2014 sees the event mark its 30th birthday. In...
Volunteers' Week, which is running from the 1 - 7 June this year, is 'an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK'. Volunteers' Week began in 1984, so 2014 sees the event mark its 30th birthday. In...
Two Green Thumbs UK
Those of you in warmer climes might have never left the garden, but I most certainly spent the larger part of winter inside and tucked under a multitude layers. Now, however, is the time to shine - or look reasonably bright but cloudy, as the weather currently is in south Wales.
Want to add to your garden without purging your purse? You've come to the right place! 2 Propagation and patience. I saw a spider plant priced up at £4 today. £4! Spider plants can be so easily propagated if you have a friend or family member with a spawning plant.
A Sunday spent at the garden centre is a Sunday well-spent. But it is easy to be led astray and return home without a clue as to what you've spent your money on. These five tips will make sure you get everything you want from a garden shop, enjoy the trip and keep a hold of the purse strings.
The Global Panorama
Discover the different styles and media adopted by British artist Sir Eduardo Paolozzi during his career by looking at five of his works Although I became acquainted with Sir Eduardo Paolozzi's work through his colourful oil paintings and collages, he was also a prolific sculptor. In fact, Frank Whitford highlights that Paolozzi was one of...
Four exhibitions and events that have caught our eye If you have a few hours spare in the coming weeks, why not see take a gander at the events and exhibitions below or have a look at what's being held at your local art gallery?
Animals are frequently used in the world of art, but to what end? Next time you are in an art gallery, keep an eye out for the animals that surround you. Perhaps there is a thorough-bred horse in an 18-century oil painting, standing proudly next to its master-displaying 'good breeding' in more than one sense-or...
First in our series dedicated to works of art dear to our hearts, our editor takes us through the journey of her personal favourite - Matisse The Tate Modern held a particularly special exhibition this summer: 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs'. In fact, we wrote an article about it at the time!
Lauren Wade transforms the Masters' works into modern femme fatales. Lauren Wade, a Photo Editor, who has worked for the likes of The Style Network and NBC, has photoshopped the works of great artists so that they meet modern standards of 'beauty' in the media.
Treat a friend on their birthday with this rich vegan chocolate cake I found that this cake was best prepared the evening before the big day. The icing, in particular, improves with resting for several hours. Working from an ordinary recipe I have adapted it to suit vegan requirements - it could also be adapted to accommodate those...
Artist Peter Blake's exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff shows his take on Dylan Thomas' play, Under Milk Wood. I have been waiting weeks, if not months, to visit 'Peter Blake illustrates Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood'. It is currently on exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff until March 16.