Peter Conradi, Tom Bullough and Brenda Maddox talk Radnorshire. A writer friend of Tom’s once asked him if Radnorshire was ‘somewhere you’d invented?’ in The Claude Glass. It’s like that Radnorshire. I’ve spent my writing career saying ‘Welsh’ – but…

Well if Myrrha (pronounced ‘mirror’) Stanford-Smith can be bright at 9am to talk The Great Lie, then I can. Myrrah is a first time novelist and octogenarian. There’s hope for us all. ‘What took you so long?’ David Crystal asks…

The doors are open, the breeze is coming through and it’s time for our National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, followed by our storytelling Hay national treasure Cat Weatherill. It is surely one hot day.

The Kindness of Strangers

We’re going back to Saturday night now because I have a story to tell. A quick one. I sat with many to listen to John Waters and Helena Kennedy. They’re good friends, and it was a little like sitting in…