Summer puzzle

Usual prize for first solution received. Answers in August. Give it a try! ACROSS 9 Try to allocate fair shares in rota (6,3) 10 Try empty Welsh home (5) 11 Try, …

Gardeners’ Question Time

Franklin Englishman: A very warm welcome to Gardeners’ Question Time. Today the programme comes from a fly-tip off Seawall Road in southern Cardiff where the panel and I are the …

The laughable president

With apologies to Charles Penrose (1873-1952) I know a laughable president who rules the world by tweet, A fat and orange porky-pie, he really is a treat, He’s too thick …

Not drowning but waiving

Water covers 70% of the planet’s surface. Water constitutes 60% of the human body. We come from water and we shall return to water. Two hydrogen atoms bonded to a single …

Dydd Mawrth Crempog

The movable Christian feast known amongst other things as Shrove Tuesday, Dydd Mawrth Ynyd, Carnival or Mardi Gras (depending on whether you’re from Bognor, Bangor, Barranquilla or the Bayou) is on February 28th this …