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Velvet Coalmine, the festival: in Blackwood, 4-6 September

The first Velvet Coalmine Festival, featuring the best of Valleys music, art and literature, will be happening next weekend. Like Camden Crawl, but with more coal. 41 more words

Rhian E Jones

Links to things I've written elsewhere.

1. ‘Crumbling Pillars of Feminine Convention’ – on Viv Albertine’s memoir Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys. Sex, punk, feminism, the usual. 131 more words

Rhian E Jones

Going downhill, fast

As I approached Melted Welly, a winding trail down the 491-metre-high Gethin Mountain, my biggest concern was not for my own safety, but that of my bike, hired for the day and worth a cool £2,400. 568 more words

Bike Park Wales

Ebbw

Having recently graduated from Uni, some of my blog posts are probably going to reflect how huge a part of my recent life the experience of living away from home has been over the last few years. 1,041 more words

On the Border

In which The Author wields the golden ticket again

Friday should have been Day Three of my jury service. As things stand, we’ve yet to see the inside of the courtroom. 4,173 more words

The Valleys