Cardiff’s VHS Rental Shops – Part 2 – Clifton...

Carrying on with my occasional reminiscences of the VHS shops of my youth, I’m stretching …

The Broadway HQ Pool Centre

On the corner of Broadway and Cyril Crescent stands an unassuming, small single storey retail …

International Day National Anthem On The Breeze

The Six Nations are now in full swing, and as any self-respecting Welsh person knows, …

Cardiff’s VHS Rental Shops – Part 1 – Broadway

Broadway was my main place for renting videos, and during the 1980s there were a …

VHS Rental Shops In Cardiff – An Introduction

I’ll start this off with an introduction post to what I plan to be an …

Splott Road’s STAR Centre Nears Its End

I was doing one of my many daily visits to the Cardiff Now And Then …

The Back Lanes Of Roath In Glorious Black And...

One of the best things about living where we did were all the back lanes …

A Tale Of Three Record Shops – Gibbs, Woolworths...

As a teen in the mid 1980s I was really starting to get into music …

Artist Jeffrey Steele And His Painting ‘Christ Carrying The...

In the early 1990s I was studying fine art in Falmouth, Cornwall where every so …

Then Was… What’s It All About?

Welcome to the site, this is the first post. So what is Then Was? Essentially …

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