In Cardiff, home is…
Canton with the wife, kids and the coolest 3-legged dog in Wales.
Favourite Cardiff eatery
Hangfire Smokehouse at The Lansdowne
Ideal first date in Cardiff?
Fry up at Saffron, boating on Roath Lake, watch Wales beat England (again!) at the stadium, pints at Tap House, curry at Purple Poppadom, early night 😉
Tell us something that most people don’t know about you
I have the longest tongue in Wales (unofficial)
Earliest Cardiff memory
Watching Paul Bodin miss THAT penalty at the Arms Park and seeing grown men cry
What was the last film you saw?
Frozen (for probably the 20th time this week)
Favourite Cardiff shops
Rules of Play, Riverside Market
Best Cardiff-based leisure activity
Chilling in the park (take your pick). Simples.
What was the last book you read?
The Prodigal Daughter, Archer.
For my children to be proud of me and not to have any regrets on my death bed
Best Cardiff pubs
Urban TapHouse and The Lansdowne
Favourite Cardiff discovery
The New York Hoagie
Last album you listened to
Gipsy Kings, self titled (instant sunshine).
If you had friends coming to Cardiff for a weekend, what would you recommend they do?
Take me out on my ideal first date (minus the early night)!
Your ambitions for the future?
No regrets and make my children proud
What do you want to achieve this year?
Four million people taking part in The Big Lunch on June 1st!!
Gwion Thorpe is involved in a number of social / community projects in Cardiff / Wales. Current day job is social marketing for The Big Lunch, a wonderfully simple campaign to help strengthen communities and spread a bit of happiness by encouraging people to have lunch with their neighbours annually on the 1st Sunday in June. Also proudly a Director for Cardiff’s award-winning RCMA Social Enterprise (home of the Riverside Market) and a (very) part-time blogger at inspiringcardiff.com, sharing the stories of awesome people doing really cool things across the city. Cymro Cymraeg!
Gwion was photographed at The Lansdowne by Adam Chard
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