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Christopher Edge… Children’s Writer

Are you wondering what book to buy for your ten-year-old this Christmas? Christopher Edge was a guest speaker at this year’s ‘Science, Nature and Comedy...

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS 2018

I love Llanelli, please don't get me wrong, But there's only one place that my heart beats strong.

FOURTEEN IN GOD’S OWN LAND

Running across the Sands and diving into the sea, It wasn't that I wanted a swim, more like I needed to pee! Lurking at the back...

XMAS GREETINGS!

Well, the festive season is coming close to us, This is the time when we all start to fuss. So to all those who reside behind...

POETRY – A LLANELLI ABC

A LLANELLI ABC Afon Lliedi, the river that flows through the town. Bethel, the oldest Baptist chapel in Llanelli.....Grade II listed. Copperworks Road, site of the works...

A breath of fresh air

A breath of fresh air is blowing this way, Llanelli is getting better, day by day New shops are appearing in Stepney Street, Old buildings renovated and...

A LLANELLI HALLOWEEN

Llanelly House has ghosts or so people say, They come out at night, never during the day. Are those wraiths I see on Penclacwydd Marsh Or are...

Tony wrote it after visiting Llanelli Town centre during the Llanelli...

A DYING TOWN. Something happened in Llanelli today, know what I mean? It was more like 'Only Fools And Horses', that opening scene! Our town was alive,...

A Forthcoming Book Release. Article written by Irene Edwards.

On 30th September, 2018, YLolfa Publishers, Tal-Y-Bont, Ceredigion will be issuing a new book to our shops and libraries written by William Vaughan entitled...

When Cwm Met Town – By Poet Peter Davies

When Cwm Met Town. September clouds were swiftly rolling by, When Cwm met Town, beneath an autumn sky. No fire and brimstone, only the fresh cut grass, Flesh...

Cwmamman United Football Club Poem by Author Peter Davies

Under the Weather....... Under the grey clouds they toiled away, Mud covered warriors cast into the frey. Handballs and bloodshed before the end, A victory hard won by...

PROUD AND TRUE: Cwmamman United Football Club Poem

A masterpiece from Peter Davies - Cwmamman United Football Club Poet PROUD AND TRUE (For Cwmamman United. F.C) There is a simple story, told both proud and...

An Interview with Peter May -written by Irene Edwards

AUTHOR OF CAST IRON, COFFIN ROAD AND THE BLACKHOUSE OVER 4 MILLION COPIES SOLD AN EXPLOSIVE NEW THRILLER SET IN THE OUTER HEBRIDES What are people saying...

Good day from Irene Edwards Today I would like you all to celebrate a local writer, Mary Powles, who has been beavering away at her...

Former Swansea University MA’s latest novel:

'CONTAINMENT: An honest-to-goodness stay-up-all-night page-turner, blessed with a vivid sense of character and place.'   Dr A.J. Bilton, (Swansea University creative writing department and author of...

Local Author Wins

Carmarthen author Anthony James has hit the top twenty in a popular national writing competition. His story, 'Coffee and Loathing at Victoria' struck the competition...

Author talk on the history of garden visiting at Picton Castle...

The Most Glorious Prospect: Garden Visiting in Wales 1639-1900 author talk and book signing at Picton Castle at Picton Castle on Saturday 21 April...

An interview with Jake Arnott, written by Irene Edwards.

The Fatal Tree…Written by Jake Arnott(The author of ‘The Long Firm.’)   The Laugharne Festival, known as the ‘Laugharne Weekend’ takes place once a year at...

The Most Glorious Prospect author talk at Picton Castle

• Publisher: Graffeg • Publication: October 2017 • Format: Hardback, 256 pages; Price: £30 • Size: 250 x 250mm • ISBN: 9781910862629 • Author talk and book signing at...

Council staff maintaining services despite snow and ice | Cynnal gwasanaethau...

Council staff maintaining services despite snow   DEDICATED Carmarthenshire Council staff are all pulling out all the stops to keep services running in the severe winter...

CALLING ALL WRITERS’ GROUPS

Hi folks, I’m Irene Edwards. Here I am again with a few ideas for new enthusiastic writers and groups in our community. I have recently interviewed...

Humanity has become caught in a poetic loop of problems

As I sat there pondering the existence of human-like emotions in crustaceans, a wayward thought found itself rummaging through my mind. As a species, we've...

The Year of Surprising Acts of Kindness.

  AUTHOR OF THE MONTH   Laura Kemp.   Interviewed by Irene Edwards.  Laura Kemp has written a new book, folks. Look out for it in February 2018 in the...

Prepare to Die/ by Sean Hollyman

These are two poems from Sean Hollyman, a local writer who enjoys writing his thoughts down into little chunks to get them out of...

Candidly Josh: Stereotypes.

As a member of the LGBT community (I am a twenty four year old gay male), I have had my fair share of rants...

Enjoy a night at historic Swansea Museum

AN EGYPTIAN Mummy will soon come back to life at Swansea Museum if a Hollywood storyline comes true. The mummy, identified as Hor, will be...

Anonymity in Social Media

Anonymity in Social Media by Joshua Thomas   When someone asks me about my life before social media became a part of it, I find it...

The Old Hat Band at the Kilkenny Cat

by Sonia Davies And what a fabulous night it was! A packed venue welcomed this energetic and talented band when they made their town centre debut...

Dating: My Experience & What I've Learned

Kyle* (name changed) was two years older than me. He had a golden heart and the jaw structure that only existed in teen drama...

Social Media Study: Part One – Facebook

When I was at the age of fourteen/fifteen, me and all my friends and classmates all used to log on to our computers after...

Online Dating: My Experience

Plenty Of Fish. Match. Tinder. All of these sites and apps are used by millions of people across the globe in hopes that they...

Social Network Study: An Introduction

Social networking. It is a term synonymous with those of us who have grasped technology with both hands in the 21st Century. It's something...

Think Before You Speak

Two meetings. One big brain lacking inspiration and a million and one things to do throughout the day. It was safe to say that...

Bullying – LGBT Part 1

Bullying is something that I have explored in previous articles in my column, and it's something that's changed my view on different types of...

Ruthin Castle Hotel review

By Sonia Davies We arrived at Ruthin Castle around 6pm, in order to celebrate our Pearl Wedding Anniversary. The AA route finder seemed to send...

7 Tips To Host Your 'Night In' For Cancer Research UK

This November, Cancer Research UK have come up with an incredible way of raising money and donating to the cause. Since I love a...

8 Signs You're Addicted To Social Media

If you have read one of my previous columns, 'Online Is The New Reality', (if you haven't then shame on you. Tut) you'll know...

Bedroom Tax – A Dummies Diary

I'm going to admit, I don't have the slightest interest in politics. Whenever I research it for a story, I get confused and ultimately...

Bullying – Part 3

In the final part of my bullying investigation, I decided to look into the topic of Domestic Bullying. As someone who has witnessed domestic...

Boring

It was Saturday night. The clock had just struck eleven pm and already half the city of Swansea was being carried to a taxi...

Bullying (Part 2)

If you've read my last column, you'll know that I've spent a while researching bullying in-depth. To say that it's been interesting as well...

The Grouchy Woman’s Guide to In-flight Etiquette

As promised here's 'The Grouchy Woman’s Guide to In-flight Etiquette'. This is the second part of Sonia's article, the first being 'The Grouchy Woman's...

Bullying (Part 1)

Bullying. The word alone can spark fear and anger in the most kind hearted and confident people. It's something that has been affecting people since...

In the beginning, a modern reworking!

This is another article from local writer Dirk van Gaard. Click here to read his last work 'Nobism'. If you would like to contribute...

Confidence is the key

The word 'confidence' can send shivers up the spines of people who fear speaking in front of a crowd, the people who walk with...

Nobism!

This is another article from local writer Dirk van Gaard. Click here to read his last poem 'No Panic today'. If you would like...

Online is the new reality

It's midnight, and instead of sleeping, I sometimes find myself clutching my iPhone and refreshing my Twitter feed every 20 seconds or so. It's...

No Panic Today

This is the second poem was sent in by a Dirk Van Gaard. Click here to read his first 'The Wanderer'. If you would...

Traffic!

It makes it ok, see....... You drive down any road, and you will witness total egocentric, self-centred stupidity. For example, yesterday I was driving down...

The Wanderer

This poem was sent in by a Dirk Van Gaard. If you would like to contribute to Writers Corner then please email [email protected] The wanderer...

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