Winterminable

On a frosty early morning, with dawn just breaking, I was fetching the food caddy from the shed to put out for the bin-men when I heard a loud, rhythmic …

Last card

After Christmas dinner was over and everything was cleared away, he wanted to play cards. He wanted to play a game of hearts. ♣ The accumulated memories of his 94 …

Shock therapy

I was so shocked to hear that a monk on Caldey Island sexually assaulted girls for decades and the Cistercian monastery tried to hush it up, only paid derisory compensation …

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 …