Merthyr moments

My partner has cancer. He has been so brave. We had to go to Merthyr for the next bout of chemotherapy. I had not set foot in Merthyr Tudful for at …

Serbia 1 Wales 1

Fuck. Right, that’s my considered, measured response, now let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. I’m a total geek when it comes to soccer stats. My loft sags under the weight …

UK election 2017

Anybody with a modicum of intelligence, a shard of conscience, an iota of good will, a cursory knowledge of history or just an atom or two of human decency will …

Benvenuto/Bienvenida

A message to our visitors Neges at ein ymwelwyr Un messagio ai nostri visitatori Un mensaje a nuestros visitantes Regarding our airport, railway system, central station, roads, infrastructure, policing, food, …

Rhodri Morgan (1939-2017)

Everybody knew him as Rhodri. You couldn’t help but like him. For me it was his quick mind, suffering fools gladly with amused exasperation; his silver-tongued articulacy, galloping ahead regardless, …

Dear Huw

We did it! Our brilliant plan worked! Let’s take a few moments to wallow in the glory – it’s cool, the Anglican Communion positively welcomes self-indulgence (btw, next time you’re …

Wonders to behold

Why should I always produce original material and new ideas? Why can’t I just regurgitate hackneyed formulas and knackered stereotypes like everyone else?  Hmm, let’s see whether I can wring anything …