Stats: Wales data sources

Welsh Overview: 3.1 million people (mid 2011). The main urban areas are Cardiff (346,100), Swansea (239,000) and Newport (145,700). About 1 in 20 of the UK population live in Wales. The total land surface of Wales comprises nearly 2.1 million hectares, of which some 80 per cent is devoted to agriculture. Life expectancy from birth Read more about Stats: Wales data sources[…]

A digital lib-bib-cell-hus

National Library of Wales [photo by Dylan Moore] Library Llyfrgell Bibliotheque Which will stand the test of time? Library (English) from librarium (Latin) – a chest for books. Llyfrgell (Welsh) – from Latin a cell for books. Bibliotheka – from Ancient Greek to Latin. Biblio- (from Byblos a port in today’s Lebanon from where papyrus Read more about A digital lib-bib-cell-hus[…]

The Demise of Welsh History?

Huw Bowen’s suggestions for sustainable Welsh History: There are many things that we could do, but here are two suggestions. First, there should be an annual festival of Welsh history.  We seem to have festivals of virtually everything in Wales, but for some reason not Welsh history.  This is a major omission from the Read more about The Demise of Welsh History?[…]

Living Labs

http://www.openlivinglabs.euThe European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) is the international federation of benchmarked Living Labs in Europe and worldwide. Founded in November 2006 under the auspices of the Finnish European Presidency, the network has grown in ‘waves’ up to this day. To this date, 8 Waves have been launched, resulting in 370 accepted Living Labs. The ENoLL Read more about Living Labs[…]