A Bone of Contention

North Wales Weekly News 1.8.13

Tony's letter sent to North Wales Weekly News:   … [Read more...]

New e-Book(s) Released on Amazon Kindle: Walking The Dog Along Llandudno’s West Shore Parts 1, 2 & 3

Part One

PART ONE - The walk begins. Includes chapters on ‘Llandudno’s West Shore’, ‘The Wonderland Campaign’, ‘The White Rabbit Memorial Statue’ and ‘The Boating Lake’. Topics such as the Kashmiri goats that roam the Great Orme, alien sightings, black holes, model boats and swans are photographed and discussed. PART TWO Includes chapters based on the three main West Shore beaches, Kite Surfing, Dale Road Car Park, The Path to Deganwy and The Dog Pool that forms at Black Rocks. … [Read more...]

Llandudno Alice in Wonderland Sculptures by Simon Hedger


The film takes a brief look at four Alice in Wonderland characters sculpted by Simon Hedger. The wooden figures were commissioned by Conwy County Council in order to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the birth of Alice Liddell, who was the inspiration behind Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland stories, and the historical connection between the Liddell family and Llandudno. It's a pity that the original Liddell family home was allowed to fall into decay and was demolished. It was a … [Read more...]

A Smile For Thomas

A Smile for Thomas book cover

Just released on Amazon Kindle is the novel A Smile for Thomas - The Death and Life of a Haunted Butterfly Collector, written by Bow Wow! director  Tony Costa and  illustrated by myself . A Smile For Thomas is a rewrite of an original manuscript entitled The Floater which was shortlisted for the Constable Trophy  (an award for the best unpublished novel in the North of England) in 1986. The Floater was adapted into a stage play that was performed at The Latchmere Theatre in London in … [Read more...]

Olympic Flame Passes Through Penrhyn Bay North Wales 29.5.12


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Dog Control Orders Protest March Pentre Mawr Park Abergele 10.9.11

Dog Control Orders Protest March Pentre Mawr Abergele 10.9.11

Dog owners' protest against Conwy Council's amendments to the DCOs originally put forward in March 2011.  (click on image below to see video) [youtube E_vZkdqHOGo nolink] … [Read more...]

Dog Photographic Portraiture Session


On Thursday 12th May 2011, Bow Wow! Productions organised a photographic portraiture session for members of Perfect K9 4U dog training classes. John Edwards was the photographer.  This short film gives a behind-the-scenes look at the session and shows some of John’s stunning photographs. [youtube 2eWBHcPyFWM nolink] … [Read more...]

Photographer Chris Tofalos promo and mini-documentary completed.

Chris Tofalos - A Photographer at Work.

Chris Tofalos – A Photographer at Work is a mini-documentary in which the award-winning photographer gives us an insight into the way he works.  Using his own stunning photographs and his extensive knowledge of practical photography, Chris illustrates what he feels it takes to become a good professional photographer. ‘Experience’, as he says, ‘counts’.   BBC Radio presenter Mike Shaft provides the voiceover and actress Gillian Jephcott-Hadwin is the interviewer. The … [Read more...]

NEWS FLASH – Aliens Abduct Beagle on Llandudno’s West Shore!!!

A Strange Sight

After stopping off on Llandudno’s West Shore earlier this morning, presumably on the way to Area 51 in the Nevada Desert, two aliens abducted Megan the Beagle by beaming her up into their spacecraft.   Megan however was safely returned 0.0001 nano seconds later with the message “No Thanks!” her constant begging and dead-legging obviously having got on the aliens’ nerves. Megan remains unperturbed by the whole experience. … [Read more...]