Deke Leonard (1944-2017)

Deke is dead. I am inconsolable. Press play, turn the volume to maximum, spark up and read on:   Deke Leonard was a great Welshman. If only a lot more Welsh people …

Howard Marks (1945-2016)

What a life! Now that Howard Marks has ambled off to Hemp Heaven, one can only marvel at the sheer breadth, depth and weight of the incredible experiences he crammed into …

John Davies (1938-2015)

There is no more heavily-thumbed, dog-eared, battered book on my shelves than A History of Wales by John Davies. Whenever I need to further my knowledge or understanding of Welsh history, Davies’s …