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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Review: ‘Bridgend’ in Its North American Premiere

'Bridgend,' Josh O'Connor, Hannah Murray, Tribeca Film Festival 2015

When mysterious suicides bring an inspector and his daughter Sara to the town of Bridgend, Wales, there is no respite for the father and daughter. Both caught up in the evil atmospheres of the town and the surrounding dark forests. Sara becomes estranged from her father and the inspector grows more tyrannical as the situation moves from bad to worse. There is no explanation why teens are killing themselves and everyone wonders who will be next. Read More »

Music Review: 9Bach – ‘Tincian’


A Welsh band combines modern sounds and folk themes in a set of songs beautifully sung in the Welsh language. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Stranded with the Tycoon’ by Sophie Pembroke

Stranded with the Tycoon

A contemporary romance novel set in Britain, with plush hotels and cosy cottages. Yum! Read More »

Interview: Sally Spedding, Author of Cold Remains

Sally Spedding opens up the world of a chiller thriller writer with insights into her motivation and her methods. Read More »

Book Review: Cold Remains by Sally Spedding

A bone-chilling noir mystery, Cold Remains is set in a sinister house in rural Wales, present and past. Read More »

Nine Days in Wales, Part Five (and Conclusion)

Conwy Castle

Castles, sunsets, and sheep who wander off their field and onto a traffic median, where they continue peacefully grazing. That's Wales. Read More »

Nine Days in Wales, Part Four

Caernarfon Castle

More castles and a side trip to Portmerion, one of the strangest places in the world, brought us near the end of our adventure. Read More »

Nine Days in Wales, Part Three

St. David's Head

The magnificence of Tintern Abbey, and the beauty of St. David's, where according to legend St. Patrick set sail for Ireland. Read More »

Nine Days in Wales, Part Two

Carreg Cennen Castle

Our journey continues to the picturesque Gower Peninsula, then up to the dramatic ruins of remote Carreg Cennen Castle. Read More »

Nine Days in Wales, Part One

Chepstow Castle

"Why Wales?" I can't tell you how many times we heard that as we planned our trip. Here are plenty of reasons. Read More »