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Month: September 2016

Glenn Edwards

Glenn Edwards Glenn Edwards IN CONVERSATION WITH EMYR YOUNGCARDIFF, SOUTH WALES, JULY 2016 Glenn Edwards YN SGWRSIO GYDAG EMYR YOUNGCAERDYDD, DE CYMRU, Gorffennaf 2016 Glenn Edwards with fellow photographer and long-time friend Roger Tiley Glenn Edwards talking to Ffoton in Cardiff Glenn Edwards is an accomplished and published photojournalist based in Cardiff with clients across the UK and Internationally and a former UK Press Photographer of the Year. Having studied on the original prestigious Newport photography course, Glenn has gone on to work on projects that convey his passion for Africa and its people, act a part-time lecturer and has led photography workshops for The Thomson Foundation. Glenn founded and is the Director of The EYE International Photography Festival here in Wales. Y mae Glenn Edwards yn ffotograffydd newyddiadurol rhagorol o Gaerdydd. Y mae ganddo gwsmeriaid yn rhyngwladol ac ar draws y Deyrnas Unedig. Y mae e’n gyn enillydd yr UK Press Photographer of the Year. Wedi astudio ffotograffiaeth yng Nghasnewydd fe aeth Glenn i weithio ar brosiectau yn Affrica ac mae ei angerdd a’i gariad tuag at y cyfandir a’i phobol yn amlwg yn ei waith. Y mae’n ddarlithydd rhan amser ac wedi cynnal gweithdai’r Thomson Foundation. Glenn yw sylfaenydd a chyfarwyddwr gŵyl ryngwladol yr Eye sy’n cael ei gynnal yng Nghymru. See below for a small selection of Glenn’s work, reproduced here on Ffoton with kind permission of...

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Gig Guide – Autumn Update

OCTOBER Hannah Grace Moon Club, Cardiff (01.10.16) Y Bandana Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (01.10.16) Jamie T Cardiff Uni (02.10.16) Oxjam 2016 Launch ft Junior Bill Gwdihw, Cardiff (02.10.16) Flight Brigade, Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (05.10.16) Christy Moore Pontio Bangor (06.10.16) Kate Rusby WMC, Cardiff (06.10.16) The Divine Comedy Aberystwyth Arts Centre (07.10.16) HMS Morris Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (07.10.16) The Divine Comedy Tramshed, Cardiff (08.10.16) Bendith St John’s Church, Canton (08.10.16) We Are Scientists Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff (08.10.16) Twin Atlantic Cardiff Uni (09.10.16) Harri Davies Foodbank Fund raiser Moon Club (09.10.16) Christy Moore Guildhall, Swansea (10.10.16) FEWS Clwb...

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Snap, Crackle, Pop? May a’r Cwestiwn o Etholiad Brys

Snap, Crackle, Pop? May a’r Cwestiwn o Etholiad Brys Gyda Chynhadledd Hydref y Ceidwadwyr yn cael ei gynnal yn Birmingham wythnos nesaf, Aled Morgan Hughes sy’n ystyried Theresa May a’r cwestiwn o etholiad cyffredinol brys… “I’ve got the power!” bloeddia anthem rap y band Snap! o’r 1990au. Llinell, mae’n debyg, sydd bellach yn berthnasol i Brif Weinidog Prydain, Theresa May. Ers ymddiswyddiad syfrdanol David Cameron fis Mehefin, mae Prydain, dan deyrnasiad y ddynes gyntaf i ddal y swydd ers Margaret Thatcher, wedi dod i “Witness the Strength” (cân arall gan Snap!– googlwch o!) o’i harweinyddiaeth. Serch hyn, gellir awgrymu i...

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Clinton should focus on Clinton in the first Presidential debate

We should always take the noise emanating from the two Presidential campaigns before a debate with a pinch of salt. They usually tell us more about what the campaigns want the other to think, rather than what their actual strategy is. All the talk from the Trump campaign has been that he is not preparing and that his staff are concerned that he’ll do something wacky and un-Presidential on stage. Therefore, we should expect a very subdued Trump to turn up. His answers won’t be detailed, and he has an almost magnetic aversion to facts, but he’ll try to act...

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Ofelia – Marianna

Posted by Francis on Sep 22, 2016 in CD Reviews | Ofelia are a young 5 piece indie folk band from South Wales who are currently part of the Forte Scheme working with young artists. The involvement with Forte seems to be paying off as this track marks a huge leap forward for the band. The track has an almost medieval feel to it beginning with some beautiful guitar/mandolin interplay which grows into a glorious swelling hook laden chorus. ‘Marianna’ was produced by Charlie Francis (The High Llamas, Turin Brakes and some band called REM) who is currently the...

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