Wed Mar 31 17:22:48 RT @urbanrealm: A community land buyout approved by ministers for Bute, islanders have 2find £1.4m http://bit.ly/dwtY9p (The ‘real’ Bute!)
Wed Mar 31 14:43:44 @KevinBrennanMP Send me a CD and I’ll guarantee airplay on Radio Glamorgan (see pdconair.com for address etc)
Wed Mar 31 14:07:11 @Hypercelt Accepted. Not sure I am happy about least bad approach to Grade 1 Listed Building though – it’s already stressed by overuse
Wed Mar 31 14:04:10 Blue Badge holders will be charged for close to terminal drop off at Cardiff Airport under new plans http://ow.ly/1t6o7 Very Bad Idea Indeed
Wed Mar 31 13:58:38 Boosterism-upping Cardiff Bay http://ow.ly/1t6gG (No we didn’t all drown or die of typhus, some think what we got might be worse …)
Wed Mar 31 13:51:27 RT @c_and_t: Paul and Max asking their big question: http://yfrog.com/be2htj | Practice writing/spelling by the looks of it <G>
Wed Mar 31 13:47:12 Are there any particularly Welsh traditions surrounding Easter (non religious especially) – want an item/interview for Friday’s show
Wed Mar 31 13:02:36 Cardiff Council Executive – abandoning Lamby Way food processing plant and continuing to send lorries to Derbyshire http://ow.ly/d/2Aj
Wed Mar 31 12:53:21 Cardiff Council Executive recommended to commit to 20% carbon reduction by 2020 http://ow.ly/d/2Ah
Wed Mar 31 12:46:59 @carolynpugsley Thanks for the follow – you get all sorts from me ….. you might consider following @cardiffcivicsoc
Tue Mar 30 21:53:36 Dog won’t miss analogue TV – he (like all dogs) can’t see it. Digital is good though …
Tue Mar 30 21:42:23 WAG approves Cardiff Council’s application for lift in Listed Castle http://ow.ly/d/2zi
Tue Mar 30 12:43:30 Member of an organisation concerned about Cardiff’s heritage or its future? Cardiff Partnerships kick-off details http://ow.ly/1sAe1
Tue Mar 30 10:56:52 Only 12 hours left to watch BBC Wales’ indictment of Cardiff’s council http://ow.ly/1sy5e Download to watch later. Don’t miss it.
Mon Mar 29 22:04:24 RT @philipmossop: The World’s First Zero Carbon City http://digg.com/d31Mx5N not Cardiff then
Mon Mar 29 16:30:09 Ofcom gets tough over Internet speeds http://ow.ly/1quseF well, maybe, soon, sometime, perhaps …..
Mon Mar 29 14:26:23 Fake iMac discovered in Carrefour, Calais http://ow.ly/i/TzB half price joke?
Sun Mar 28 09:03:31 Cologne is over, off to Boulogne ready for late ferry tomorrow (via carrefour of course ..) let’s not even think about M25
Sun Mar 28 09:00:46 Apple sold out of iPads: http://ow.ly/1rL4l Sorted, can’t buy one. Decision!!!
Sun Mar 28 08:10:02 RT @todayspolitics: Video- Heckler roughed up at Palin/McCain rally #politics http://bit.ly/b6ntec | not just UK politicians who hit people
Sun Mar 28 06:56:47 Love this Raves and Rants, especialy this example #microsoft http://ow.ly/1rKed
Sun Mar 28 06:51:24 Review of Hotel Coellner Hof, Cologne http://ow.ly/1rKbx pretty damn good – last days of holiday now looming
Sat Mar 27 22:24:48 RT @cardiffblogger: Anyone who doesn’t know about the “Bute Park fiasco” should watch this from about 04:45 in. http://bit.ly/dulhbL | Tx
Sat Mar 27 22:18:43 #earthhour Cologne Cathedral went dark http://ow.ly/i/SmC Sadly, no big demo – our candles were wasted, but good intent
Sat Mar 27 22:12:18 #earthhour Bravo Hilton Hotel Cologne for this http://ow.ly/i/Smk
Sat Mar 27 16:04:17 @l_ninjo Cheers – looks like the Dom in darkness for Earth Hour then!!!
Sat Mar 27 16:01:36 looks like Cologne is going dark for Earth Hour http://ow.ly/1rBOK We’ll be at Dom probably. What’s happening in Cardiff then?
Sat Mar 27 15:20:05 Been to Bruhl just south of Cologne http://ow.ly/1quqju Amazing OTT Baroque
Sat Mar 27 07:47:48 #Köln ok, peeps, what to do on this bright Saturday morning? Markets, flea or otherwise? Can’t find anything via Google. Help us visitors!
Fri Mar 26 18:28:23 RT @rodneyberman: RT @cardiffcouncil – Olympian Amy Williams at Cardiff International White Water. Opens to public 27/03. http://ow.ly/1rlXA
Fri Mar 26 18:26:45 Cologne Ludwig Museum caught up with Richard Hamilton picture I photographed him with http://ow.ly/1rlW6 long time ago!
Fri Mar 26 10:30:02 RT @JoshHalliday: RT @BeauBodOr: 126.96.36.199-188.8.131.52 Bloggers. From June, block ip range to protect content from News International.
Fri Mar 26 10:02:43 Cologne raining after last night’s false summer! Sounds like a Wellness day coming up (after shopping/culture/foood)
Fri Mar 26 09:02:59 @GdnCardiff Thanks for live Cardiff Council coverage. Up to speed in when in Cologne! Tweet power rules
Fri Mar 26 08:25:16 Ok, so it’s by Penguin books, but that doesn’t make it bad viral commentary: http://ow.ly/1r7bv Love it!
Fri Mar 26 08:15:39 Unbelievable (like God?): original documents of one US Catholic priest’s abuse http://ow.ly/1r6Vg Handwritten psyhc’s report chilling
Thu Mar 25 21:29:35 RT @yourcardiff: cardiff civic society being praised by cllr cook for their response to ldp #cdfcouncil @cardiffcivicsoc
Thu Mar 25 21:21:33 @ed_walker86 I’ve been following. Council tweets in Cologne pub . Sad
Thu Mar 25 19:04:12 RT @wmjohn: RT Cardiff Council is to formally ask for local development plan to be withdrawn #cdfcouncil /via @yourcardiff
Thu Mar 25 19:02:25 RT @yourcardiff: rodney berman says he wouldn’t take any pay rise #cdfcouncil result?
Thu Mar 25 16:45:08 Cardiff Partnerships – still time to attend kick off meeting. Details http://ow.ly/1oxtF
Wed Mar 24 20:37:06 £175,000 for Cardiff Council CEO http://ow.ly/1qu9Dk must be good at Local Development Plans
Wed Mar 24 15:45:10 Cameron and gay rights, muddle, confusion, and halted interview http://ow.ly/1qiRQ Well that makes it clear what/who to vote for
Wed Mar 24 15:08:43 http://ow.ly/i/PKU Spillers tshirt spotted on Chris in Brussels bar. Rock on
Wed Mar 24 14:32:42 Echo discovers Cardiff spent £300,000 on abortive Local Development Plan consultants http://ow.ly/1qiL0 no indication of ‘staff’ costs
Wed Mar 24 11:35:02 @GdnCardiff has got going on last night’t tv programme with Tweet analysis – have commented http://ow.ly/1qd02
Wed Mar 24 10:45:01 RT @joniayn: RT @huwthomas Rodney Berman never heard of the Cardiff Civic Society. #wiwo <-How has he missed @peterdcox? or @CardiffCivicSoc
Tue Mar 23 17:07:48 Best teashop in the world http://ow.ly/1qtQWi shame it’s in Brussels
Tue Mar 23 12:35:04 Member of an organisation concerned about Cardiff’s built heritage of its planned future? Cardiff Partnerships details http://ow.ly/1oxs3
Tue Mar 23 10:16:48 New Blog: Alice in Wonderland hole digging – I thought a primary rule of politics was to stop digging when you are … http://ow.ly/16RI5X
Tue Mar 23 08:11:34 RT @wmjohn: Lets build another hotel http://j.mp/bK2em6 Why? #Cardiff | ‘Cos my thingy is bigger than your’s, silly!
Tue Mar 23 08:01:40 RT @GdnCardiff: Oh dear. RT @Foomandoonian: Another ‘Near miss’ from @virginmedia: http://bit.ly/bYMxXb
Mon Mar 22 15:15:10 Seems my blog on LDP excuses remarkably prescient http://ow.ly/1pl79 Sometimes one is allowed to point this out, modestly of course.
Mon Mar 22 14:02:25 Cardiff Local Development Plan scrapped: http://ow.ly/1pkLU Report says Inspectors fail to provide solutions and changed situation.
Mon Mar 22 13:24:44 Dog poo in Tervuren Belgium worse than Pontcanna, Cardiff. Shit
Mon Mar 22 09:45:03 Bute Parks features in BBC investigation Tuesday 10.35pm http://ow.ly/1oxwk
Sun Mar 21 23:55:03 Losing green space, building flats: my take on BBC Wales Tuesday 10.35pm http://ow.ly/1oxDt
Sun Mar 21 13:50:03 Starbucks and Stadiums: BBC investigates Cardiff planning http://ow.ly/1oxyp Tuesday 10.35pm
Sat Mar 20 07:41:16 Byebye tweets. Off to foreign lands so likely to be interupted service. Can’t afford data roaming!!!!
Sat Mar 20 06:05:03 Before we leave UK big thanks to Louise @jamieandlouise for judging Radio Glamorgan Awards . And no, I didn’t win
Sat Mar 20 06:00:08 Pontcanna vandals threaten holiday by ripping off wiper – luckily rear one. 101 takes grumpy call
Fri Mar 19 20:27:04 @drywsdad just had the winning horse. Mad way to raise funds for Radio Glamorgan
Fri Mar 19 13:35:02 Next Monday!! Environmental awareness for communities, free Cardiff event http://ow.ly/1opss incs “Age of Stupid” and lunch
Fri Mar 19 10:46:24 Cardiff Partners – a new Cardiff Civic Society action to link like minded groups across Cardiff http://ow.ly/1obVQ Kick off details
Fri Mar 19 10:08:19 Brilliant George Monbiot lecture at Pierhead now online http://ow.ly/1obpG He proposes a carbon negative Wales. Well worth an hour
Fri Mar 19 07:29:21 Today Radio Glamorgan Awards and Race Night: all welcome 7.00 St Fagan’s Cricket Club http://ow.ly/1o9z8 £7.5 includes buffet
Thu Mar 18 13:59:33 Mapping portal shows Cardiff Council services around an address http://ow.ly/1nNQy but selecting a planning application doesn’t show details
Thu Mar 18 07:17:47 Thought #kitkat and #Nestle nasty tricks would be trending by now – http://cot.ag/ckEBy Do not look at advert before breakfast!
Wed Mar 17 22:26:51 BBC Wales next week: http://ow.ly/1nzI1 Cardiff’s growth development plans (non plan actually) under the spotlight Tuesday 22.35
Wed Mar 17 22:15:20 RT @greenpeaceuk: my open letter to @nestle PR department re: getting our video pulled off youtube is here – http://cot.ag/ckEByl AMustRead
Wed Mar 17 13:25:40 Stunning, breathtaking, innovative, useful, want-it-now, the Design of the Year http://ow.ly/1nkev Don’t say “it’s just a plug”! NOW PSE
Wed Mar 17 10:44:50 @JoshHalliday more than you might imagine: still need to do a check though if using for print: great for editing sound/video
Wed Mar 17 10:42:14 How migrants made Wales: Tom Fowler http://ow.ly/1ngT3 Great writing, compelling arguments, distressing conclusions.
Wed Mar 17 10:02:29 RT @capturecardiff: Cardiff Business Online set to connect local Welsh businesses when it launches at the end of March http://bit.ly/dnMx9T
Wed Mar 17 10:00:04 @JoshHalliday Transcription: I use these people – brill http://ow.ly/1ngm6 no connection btw!!
Wed Mar 17 09:51:20 Comment on latest council (non)proposals for buses at Cardiff Central Station http://ow.ly/1ngfP The LDP failure will mean more like this
Wed Mar 17 08:06:22 RT @yourcardiff: pontprennau pact meeting raised some interesting questions about phoning 101 service and service received | Not alone there
Tue Mar 16 20:42:55 What is it that makes the Vegetarian Food Studio so very good? The food, stupid. (And a non diet day, woopeeee)
Tue Mar 16 15:20:02 Govt rejects petition to make Press Complaints Council public body http://ow.ly/1mUEE “self-regulation not statutory” Surprise, not.
Tue Mar 16 14:43:43 Next year’s community building grants- how to apply now online http://ow.ly/1mTan Tx @GdnCardiff
Tue Mar 16 10:37:19 RT @horatiomo: Pedicure booked for tomorrow | Fear not, my man has them all the time, beats horny heels under the duvet
Tue Mar 16 10:35:01 RT @aliguana: Carwyn: no referrendum date before the General Election. bugger | Worse than, lazy, leadership cop out, electoral wimping!
Tue Mar 16 10:20:02 Maybe we should be glad not getting highspeed trains: http://ow.ly/1luxG useful article for those wanting real transport infrastructure
Tue Mar 16 09:55:12 £200M data centre opens this week near Newport http://ow.ly/1lutw 70K sqm – that’s huge. Good business for Wales
Tue Mar 16 09:29:08 Massive drop in passengers using Cardiff Airport CWL http://ow.ly/1lu2y Needs more carriers, better facilities, and more Welsh!
Tue Mar 16 09:22:10 Vnice YouTube channel has Artes Mundi piece http://ow.ly/1ltRJ gd stuff
Tue Mar 16 09:17:11 Architects Journal http://ow.ly/1ltNz leads on Robert Sakula’s #Chapter refurb – great for architecture, great for Wales
Mon Mar 15 19:15:41 PACT meeting in Pontcanna now above Cinnamon Tree cos filming in hall overrunning
Mon Mar 15 18:32:36 Pontcanna PACT at 7pm St Catherine’s Hall, Kings Road tonight.
Mon Mar 15 15:13:50 Excellent, belated, coverage of George Monbiot’s Pierhead, Cardiff session calling for carbon negative Wales http://ow.ly/1l7Y7 Bring it on
Mon Mar 15 15:06:11 RT @canonf4: Found a bit of Bute park the council haven’t covered in Tarmac or a bridge. #simplepleasures
Mon Mar 15 15:01:09 RT @WoiC: Cardiff’s Mardi Gras set for September 4th: http://www.cardiffmardigras.co.uk | Glad it’s back!
Sun Mar 14 16:52:32 @rodneyberman Ok: Cardiff waste caddies lovely, we use ours. Transporting waste bad. Recycling compost to community wd b good too. No pops.
Sun Mar 14 09:15:02 RT @todayspolitics: China releases report on U.S Human Rights record 2009! Pretty shocking stuff. #politics http://bit.ly/bgBGYj | Ouch!
Sun Mar 14 09:10:02 Pope is ‘victim’ of sex abuse cover-up plot in Germany says his spokesman. http://ow.ly/1jV5k That’s pedophilia sorted then. Back to bed.
Sun Mar 14 08:50:01 This week’s poster art http://ow.ly/1jJB5 “I Want You”
Sun Mar 14 08:34:16 Nice new car’s engine stalls at lights everytime: campaigning for immediate recall by Mitsubishi http://ow.ly/1jUpJ What’s with modern cars?
Sun Mar 14 08:10:02 @rodneyberman Agreed, Council’s waste caddy doesn’t smell but http://ow.ly/1jJhm sending contents 160 miles in lorries stinks. Half a cheer.
Sun Mar 14 04:25:02 Senior US Repub leader’s nude hot tub dip with teenager (25 years ago!) http://ow.ly/1jIFX gets standing ovation as he resigns. Really?
Sun Mar 14 03:14:20 Read report of Obama’s remarkable speech on homosexuality http://ow.ly/1jIlI Then see homophobic backlash in the comments below it and weep.
Sat Mar 13 20:47:03 @SionTudur we’re to drunk to be here: too drunk to tweet literately too it seems <G>
Sat Mar 13 19:56:33 OK so Cardiff’s free compost bin isn’t sexy. Try these http://ow.ly/1jqKP Green, cool and big. What’s not to like?
Sat Mar 13 19:19:57 120,000 people order something they have never seen or touched and rack Apple $75M on day one http://ow.ly/1joHq Unbelievable? No, an #iPad
Sat Mar 13 19:18:02 @cardiffblogger chips need a mandolin v expns. Gets used as much as fish kettle ie rarely, but when it is indispensable.
Sat Mar 13 11:35:50 RT @audioBoo A first inconsequential Boo http://boo.fm/b104967 Just to prove that’s it’s as stupidly simple as they say. Good
Fri Mar 12 20:16:03 Good investigative story on Cardiff Councillors’ travel claims: http://ow.ly/1iqKh Why did it take FOI enquiry to get the data?@ciaranjones1
Fri Mar 12 20:09:03 @joniayn don’t get used to being a toff – never lasts (unless you are banker that is)
Fri Mar 12 20:07:11 @aligoldsworthy Not sure RodneyBerman casts light on what he actually gets now and whether he/other councillors – will get a pay rise or not
Fri Mar 12 17:00:56 Survived attack by crazed radiographer for spinal jab now supping Redbush in Chapter. Wtg for 1in10000 infection to take hold.
Fri Mar 12 14:53:22 @aligoldsworthy lol: Blonde though, that’s not questionable! I usually blame MPB when in truth it’s BBC (work it out ..) pic clue ..
Fri Mar 12 12:57:03 @aligoldsworthy aah! I read it that the ‘band’ was being dropped – but the article isn’t clear. Thinks he’s in line for big hike though.
Fri Mar 12 12:07:55 @aligoldsworthy Hence: “entitled to”, “can decide”, “could decline”. All future tense.You saying they/he won’t? You know something we don’t?
Fri Mar 12 12:05:05 WalesOnLine with sheds outside Castle coverage http://ow.ly/1hXSM comments have started.
Fri Mar 12 11:51:01 Cardiff Council Leader entitled to pay hike to £63,001 http://ow.ly/1hX97 Council can decide not to, or he could decline rise – my guess is
Fri Mar 12 11:41:13 Todays is spinal root block day: 60% get relief for chronic back pain, so 40% don’t. And a tiny number get paralysed. Odds someone?
Thu Mar 11 18:09:56 @fraserspeirs MacBook – bought non branded which has been fine (not as nicely made, but hey, it’s power)
Thu Mar 11 15:37:23 Seems all tickets have gone for #cdfblogs meet tonight so no free drink. Surely with a wrinklies bus pass I qualify?
Thu Mar 11 15:33:11 @yourcardiff don’t know why this comes to mind .. something about long spoons …. maybe it was barge poles .. or …
Thu Mar 11 15:19:35 Guardian local blogger covers sheds story http://ow.ly/1h3AH I personally vouch for the accuracy of the sunbathing quote!
Thu Mar 11 13:29:18 There’s good: no need to learn new Welsh words for “High Speed Train” ‘cos it doesn’t exist http://ow.ly/1h08u Sold down the line again!
Thu Mar 11 13:26:46 RT @aliguana: Wales losing out on Olympics : http://is.gd/acrKq – “No you’re not! We’ll build a big telly in Cardiff to watch it on”.
Thu Mar 11 10:43:04 Draig coch as a door mat! Is this a good thing? Dog poo shoes on our national heritage? I think not http://ow.ly/1gXaA (only 10 quid though)
Thu Mar 11 10:07:07 @joniayn and dye rather than die I think – what’s the use of spellcheckers if they don’t think?
Thu Mar 11 10:05:13 CABE/English Heritage report lack of investment in training/recruitment in green space sector http://ow.ly/1gWCz Parks – Cinderella service
Thu Mar 11 09:01:15 @joniayn felted green knitted scarf? die it red and send to @jamieandlouise for her mega scarf – she’d never know!! (as long as 7in wide)
Wed Mar 10 18:37:14 Compelling arguments by SNP/Plaid about exclusion from BBC election debate http://ow.ly/1gFm2 BBC politically compromised
Wed Mar 10 18:28:20 CCS News: Chair votes to keep unauthorised sheds – At Cardiff Planning meeting today the casting vote of the chair … http://ow.ly/16LEgo
Wed Mar 10 16:39:42 Chair casts vote in favour of Cardiff retaining previously unauthorised portacabins outside Castle using selected Cadw quote to justify. Bad
Wed Mar 10 09:00:50 GuardianCardiff blogs on portacabins story here http://ow.ly/1gr2U Good that it’s getting the coverage it deserves @GdnCardiff
Mon Mar 08 17:36:54 Catholic school bans re-enrollment of student ‘cos parents are gay http://ow.ly/1fEQV Other parents, thankfully (thank god?), protest
Mon Mar 08 14:17:46 Tweeting bloggers banned by Tameside Council http://ow.ly/1fybo Apart from being self-evidently stupid, not at all sure it’s legal
Mon Mar 08 14:04:19 SNP challenges BBC FOI refusal over election hustings http://ow.ly/1fxKN Perhaps Plaid should also
Mon Mar 08 13:58:20 Self control doesn’t seem to be working as PACT meeting degenerates http://ow.ly/1fxwK DepLeader McEvoy trades insults with ex- councillor
Sun Mar 07 21:26:51 @ciaranjones1 gargle with brandy (it relieves pain so ideal if you have a public speaking engagement and makes you feel better).
Sun Mar 07 14:17:18 CCS News: Policy and design criteria not met – Cardiff Civic Society has formally objected to plans by a developer … http://ow.ly/16JTyJ
Sun Mar 07 12:44:55 Apparently, Royal Mail has registered as a trade mark the colour red. So it says on its adverts. Interesting or just absurd?
Fri Mar 05 22:18:39 George Monbiot urges Wales to be the first carbon negative country in the world: quite a challenge
Fri Mar 05 18:32:25 Success for campaign to keep rare books in Cardiff and sale by Council avoided http://ow.ly/1eJw4
Fri Mar 05 10:45:02 Brilliant poster warning of the dangers of showering with sodomites http://ow.ly/1exsn Yes, that is what I wrote … ? where from originally
Fri Mar 05 10:24:28 Spot on: IWA blog on regeneration in the valleys http://ow.ly/1exqw Share power, give up command and control. Turkeys, vote for xmas!!
Thu Mar 04 14:15:58 Cardiff Planning Officers to propose retention of Cardiff Castle portacabins: report here http://ow.ly/d/20M Mtg next Wednesday: more later
Thu Mar 04 07:00:49 You couldn’t make it up: Pailn and entourage “like locusts” when Oscar freebies up for grabs http://ow.ly/1e1TD
Wed Mar 03 19:45:39 Lasting memory of Michael Foot: leading, with walking stick, the closure march from Penallta Colliery http://ow.ly/1dQ8G 1/11/1991 Great man
Wed Mar 03 19:37:53 @aliguana As one who uses three browsers on a Mac I am v happy that it keeps them all updated for me. Chrome is nice at the moment ..
Wed Mar 03 19:35:07 Minister launches new woodlands plan today http://ow.ly/1dPZh More town trees reduce flooding and improve environment. Bring it on
Wed Mar 03 19:10:12 Cardiff Civic Society adds a “Your Voice” page for instant debate http://ow.ly/1dPiT
Tue Mar 02 19:55:03 RT @CardiffBiz: Cardiff prepares for digital TV switchover http://ow.ly/1dl9t And the b annoying screen reminders all night!
Tue Mar 02 19:30:20 First Cardiff gets a gay Leader, now California gets a gay Speaker of the Assembly. Congratulations John A. Pérez http://ow.ly/1dmDx
Tue Mar 02 13:00:04 RT @joniayn: Trying to come up with a list of the best non-chain coffee shops in Cardiff… suggestions? | None! There aren’t any good ones
Tue Mar 02 12:50:01 St David’s Day, great story about art, open government and a slightly sensible copper http://ow.ly/1d9JM
Tue Mar 02 12:25:03 Being an activist is good for your brain even if it isn’t successful! http://ow.ly/1d9tp So, it’s not all head against the wall banging?
Tue Mar 02 12:20:02 RT @mediaguardian: Microsoft forced to offer users a choice of web browsers http://bit.ly/cp0Vth Small victory, late and feeble
Tue Mar 02 11:50:02 Really positive, pro devolution Editorial in Guardian http://ow.ly/1d9uT Gosh!
Tue Mar 02 11:46:07 Just discovered: about to lose most rights over taking photos, and stopping others using them, Mandelson’s Wonderland http://ow.ly/1d9Fu
Tue Mar 02 11:28:56 How parks can contribute to climate change control http://ow.ly/d/1XP
Mon Mar 01 09:35:07 Western Power begin draining Llanishen reservoir amid tight security http://ow.ly/1cFsD