Cambria Magazine Summer 2012 issue


The big independence question
Owen Donovan on whether we can afford it
Welsh Coal
Peter N. Williams digs deep into the Welsh coal industry
The Vale of Glamorgan
Lawrence Kelly explores the Bro of the National Eisteddfod

features & regulars
Editor’s Letter
Readers’ letters
Your comments on topics from previous issues

Pro Patria
Alan Sandry explores the idea of giving ‘for one’s country’
Forgotten heroes
Remembering a victim of the Falklands War
We need to talk about Carwyn
Adam Price takes Carwyn Jones to (friendly) task
Independence in sport
Sion Jobbins on a new twist to Welsh independence
According to Henry Langen
Jeremy Fonge highlights a new voice for disability in Wales
Glorious retreats
Caroline Juler luxuriates in a 12th Century castle
Winds of change
Brian Davies fears for the future of wild Pumlumon
A Welshman in Armenia
Patrick Thomas responds to a ‘small ad’
A Vein
A poem by Meic Stephens
Nature diary
Chris Kinsey, and no more birds in a bush
Ifor Thomas, out of the shadows
Rita Tait remembers a great photographer
You can take a book to the child…
Jeremy Fonge discusses literacy standards
Caroline Palmer discovers ‘turbo’ organics
Lost and Found
Adam Salkeld on the life of Pat Briggs
Byron Kalies enjoys a friendly round in Wrexham
Books and reviews
Meic Stephens muses on some rare treats
Philip Madoc
Cambria pays tribute to a great actor
Hearing a Welsh Dylan
Archdruid Jim Parc Nest explores the ‘Welshness’ of Dylan’s language
The Light Orchard
Eloise Williams looks at the works of Guy Manning
W.R.H. Powell
Denley Owen recalls an extraordinary man who was of and before his time
Norma Lord enjoys a youthful night out at the Sherman
The Welsh Kitchen
Elisabeth Luard ponders on food and memories
Hotel and restaurant reviews
Evenings out at Pantygwydr, Carne Arms and Y Talbot
John Edwards spins a disconcerting tale
visits Cilmeri and, on page 72, snaps up the atmosphere of St David’s Day
What’s Hot in Wales
A dozen ideas to keep you busy this summer

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