Let them eat lentils

In preparation for the imminent collapse of the UK economy, it is now prudent to begin stockpiling essential supplies that might at least see you through a couple of months …

Tory Welsh Secretaries

There have been 18 Secretaries of State for Wales so far and the current incumbent, little Alun Cairns, is the 10th Conservative in the post. The job, which supposedly obliges …

A bridge too far

Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor Ptang-Ptang Nickety-Nackety-Noo Die-Mummy-Die Saxe-Coburg-Gotha sneaked into Wales this week like a thief in the night to unveil a plaque in honour of himself. Surprisingly for …

Be very afraid

These are sombre times for humanity. Around the world the far right is on the march, funded and enabled by a terrifying coalition of mega-rich plutocrats, transglobal corporate sharks, autocratic …

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 …

Not bad for 90

Where should Elizabeth II’s loyal subjects send birthday gifts? They’re spoiled for choice: BUCKINGHAM PALACE The 775-room London HQ of ‘The Firm’ was acquired by Elizabeth’s great-great-great-great-grandpapa George III (1738-1820) in 1761 …

Them

They came at night, dozens of them, yelling hate-filled obscenities as they smashed through the unlocked door of our remote cottage in the ‘Marches’. We were dragged from our beds, …