Home Coming: Pontypridd
An intimate tour of one writer's home town, one drinking ground-slash-romantic landscape at a time.
The Film Writing Legendary Welsh Venue TJ's into Music History
Filmmaker Nathan Jennings on the history and influence of the Newport venue that hosted enough wild moments to fill a book.
Welsh Police Are Looking for a Giant Beer Bottle That Stole Two Pizzas
Will he have the bottle to hand himself in?
Stream ESTRONS Blistering New EP ‘She’s Here Now’ in Full
We also had a chat with lead singer Tali Källström about South Wales, politics and screamo bollocks.
This Cheesemaker Is Aging Cheddar Down a 90-Metre Coal Mine
As Wales’ steelworks close, entrepreneurs are finding new uses for old industrial structures—including Susan Fiander-Woodhouse, who keeps 20-kilogram metal cases of cheese at the bottom of a Blaenafon mineshaft.
Striking Portraits of the Lost Young Men of South Wales
Daragh Soden spent the months ahead of the EU referendum hanging out with Newport's young men.
How the Welsh Valleys Ended Up with Surprisingly Authentic Italian Food
Thanks to waves of immigration from Italy in the early 19th century, Wales developed a strong Italian community with its own cafes and restaurants. “There used to be as many as five on the same street,” explains Cardiff University’s Bruna Chezzi.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Some Rich Welsh Guy Used Children's Gravestones to Decorate His Mansion
The gravestones belonged to three kids, aged 11 months to four years, and were used as patio stones and wall plaques.
South Wales Was the New Seattle? Total Bollocks
Funeral For A Friend’s Matthew Davies-Kreye dissects the South Wales post-hardcore scene of the early 00s, and how the hype both galvanized it and tore it apart.
A Woman Faked Having a Baby to Keep Her One-Night Stand Around
Charmaine Wilson created a fake birth certificate, a fraudulent DNA test, and then "borrowed" a toddler from a friend in order to convince some guy she had slept with once to stay with her.
Swansea Taxi Driver Mike Harvey Took These Amazing Photos of People In His Cab
I spoke to him about the project.
The Man Behind Terry Pratchett's Suicide Documentary