Last year when I was still at Tenantiaid Cymru – Welsh Tenants, I wrote a blog on the 50th anniversary of Ken Loach’s Cathy Come Home (1966); a television play that triggered the wheel of consciousness for those residing in … Continue reading Christmas, Crisis & Cymru
Only a few weeks had passed since I left my position at Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales but it was still good to see my former colleagues at an event that they were both hosting and participating in at … Continue reading Dead men tell no tales, so shouldn’t we help them?
I’m a Merthyr Boy Being a Merthyr born and bred I grabbed at the chance to attend the design charrette held at Cyfarthfa Castle. Also, working in the History & Archaeology department at Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, I … Continue reading Unlocking Our Heritage
I’m a citizen first! I just to clarify that I went there, not necessarily as a representative of Amgueddfa Cymru- National Museum Wales, but as a citizen and keen blogger with an interest in the public sector and citizen … Continue reading “Come The Revolution” – Gov Camp Cymru 2017
A talk by Dr Linda Young held at St Fagans’ new lecture theatre gave me an insight into what she called “looking at the species of house museums.” Dr Young is the Honorary Research Fellow for Cultural Heritage and Museum … Continue reading Is there a museum in the house?
I started researching my family history almost 15 years ago and became rooted in curiosity ever since. I have yet to find a “key ancestor” I’m afraid, which is not to say I haven’t found interesting stories; I discovered that … Continue reading Welsh – Irish Viking?
Working at Amgueddfa Cymru’s History and Archaeology department over the last few months has revoked my interest in history… and even my own heritage. One of the many benefits of working in the department is being … Continue reading The treasures that lie in a biscuit tin