Twenty years ago …

Monday 11th October 1993 was my first day of paid work as a journalist at Cardiff’s then commercial radio station, Red Dragon FM.  I ‘d finished my postgraduate training course at the beginning of the summer and had spent the intervening time unsuccessfully applying for jobs and working in my friend Jon’s newsagent. I don’t … More Twenty years ago …

Relics 4: Western Mail cutting with John Redwood

This was one of numerous newspaper cuttings I found in the attic clearout. It’s from the Western Mail and the colour of the paper suggests it was in a business supplement it used to publish. I don’t know the date, but the building we’re inspecting – Queen’s Arcade in Cardiff – opened in April 1994 … More Relics 4: Western Mail cutting with John Redwood