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Dylan plays Wales 

Did Bob Dylan choose his moniker after the boozy wildchild of Welsh poetry who was loved in the USA in the 60s? Apparently not: he didn’t even like him. It was a simple coincidence.

In Wales we love a bit of Dylan. And so it was, on May 3 2017, that I found myself in Cardiff’s largest cattle shed, (the Motorpoint Arena) on a mild evening, with thousands of well-behaved devotees, attending the Welsh episode of the Never Ending Tour.

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A World Without Down’s?

I’m a big fan of Helen Fielding’s ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’. When I first read it, some of it felt EXACTLY like my own diary – especially the daily stats on weight; food and alcohol consumption and generalised bitching about this squeeze or that. Well, OK Fielding’s diary was FUNNY!

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Energy of youth raises funds and hopes

It was a tale of two cultures this evening as I hot-footed it up to the rural village of Boncath in the Preseli’s  to the Urdd Eisteddfod, (where my youngest was performing) – while a few miles away another group of youngsters was preparing to showcase the songs, dancing and beats of their home village too – from Madadeni, South Africa.

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Give Thanks to the Abyssinians

Classic reggae trio The Abyssinians brought their impressive line up of reggae musicians to accompany their close three-part harmonies, soul and sweet melodies to Narberth (May 24 2013) writes Sarah Hoss and filled local dance venue The Queen’s Hall with their authentic sound of Jamaica with its soulful songs to far away Africa. 

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